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[ tˈɒpə͡ld], [ tˈɒpə‍ld], [ t_ˈɒ_p_əl_d]

Toppled is a word which means to fall suddenly and awkwardly from a position of power, authority or stability. There are several synonyms for the word toppled such as, overthrown, defeated, ruined, demolished, dislodged, ousted, removed, expelled, uprooted, dethroned and capsized. Almost all these words can be used in situations where a person or a thing loses its position of power or stability. For instance, a corrupt politician can be toppled from his position of power, an empire can be toppled due to a war and a building can be toppled during a natural disaster such as an earthquake.

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Usage examples for Toppled

The lion reared so that for a while he straightened out to his full height; after which he Toppled over on his back with his four paws up.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
The chief's councillor Toppled heavily forward on his face, and lay with outstretched arms.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
Bertram Mitford
Our gun-fire wrecked all the ground about them and Toppled over a few of these places, but left a number untouched, and that was the cause of the trouble.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

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