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to puhl

  • v  fall down, as if collapsing
  • v  cause to topple or tumble by pushing

  • Will Khomeini invade Iraq in order to topple Saddam Hussein ?A mood of jubilation prevailed in the Hosseynieh mosque, adjacent to Ayatullah Ruhollah.
  • The man leading the violent movement to topple Cambodia's government is a California accountant.
  • In the Philippines, text messaging helped topple a government in 2001.
News & Articles

  • Sudan rebels say hit area where peacekeeper killed
    KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese rebels said they attacked a city where a United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Friday but that they hit only government military targets in the oil-rich area. The Sudanese government blamed the attack on the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF), an umbrella group of insurgent forces that aims to topple President Omar Hassan al-Bashir. The Sudan People's Liberation ...
    June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Storms topple large trees in Cobb Co. subdivisions
    Dozens and dozens of large trees -- once the pride of subdivisions in Marietta -- are now toppled onto homes, cars, driveways and streets after Thursday night's strong round of storms.
    June 14, 2013 - FOX 5 Atlanta
  • Uinta winds topple tree, injuring Scout; another falls off climbing wall
    Uinta winds topple tree, injuring Scout; another falls off climbing wall by Kimball Bennion The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 14, 2013 07:03AM MDT A Boy Scout was flown to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a tree fell on him at a Scout camp in the Uinta Mountains. Rick Barnes, chief scout executive of the Boy Scouts of America’s Great Salt Lake Council, said strong winds pushed a tree over ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
Quotes

  • Zhang Jun in FOXNews
    I suddenly felt the train, like a roller coaster, topple ...... to one side and all the way to the other side. When it finally went off the tracks, many people fell on me,Zhang said.
  • Ehud Olmert in USA Today
    Olmert told the meeting that Israel's objective was to bring quiet to southern Israel but "we don't want to topple Hamas," a government official quoted the prime minister as saying.
  • President Bush in indiainteracts.com
    In Iraq, an ally of the US is fighting for its survival. Terrorists and extremists who are at war with us around the world are seeking to topple Iraq's government, dominate the region and attack us here at home,Bush said.

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