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Definition of Topple


  1. To fall forward; to pitch or tumble down.
  2. To throw down; to overturn.

Topple Quotations

It's like driving your car. If you drive too fast on the highway, you will topple, so you better maintain your speed. Life is similar to that, and that's the way you have to control your head.
A. R. Rahman

Mother Teresa's detractors have accused her of overemphasizing Calcuttans' destitution and of coercing conversion from the defenseless. In the context of lost causes, Mother Teresa took on battles she knew she could win. Taken together, it seems to me, the criticisms of her work do not undermine or topple her overall achievement.
Bharati Mukherjee

Did you see the statue topple? Bill Clinton got nostalgic seeing something that big in a beret go down.
Craig Kilborn

I thought the best way to topple Assad was not through airstrikes, but through equipping the moderate rebel elements.
Marco Rubio

Lower oil prices won't, by themselves, topple the mullahs in Iran. But it's significant that, historically, when oil prices have been low, Iranian reformers have been ascendant and radicals relatively subdued, and vice versa when prices have been high.
James Surowiecki
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Topple Translations

topple in Latin is occumbo, cado
topple in Spanish is volcar
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