tiptoe, go under, crumple, give way, divest, get onto, crumble, stumble, latch on, horizontal, get wise, tilt, capsize, downgrade, slant, tip off, move, twig, go down, resist, angle, cotton on, win, whirl around, spill, demote, pitch, cave in, bump up, change, overthrow, trip, get it, catch on, help, fall in, fee, turn over, upset, elevation, tip, whirl, subside, aggrandizement, knock over, tippytoe, push over, go over, surrender, tap, catapult, collapse, subvert, elevate, nose-dive, advancement, break down, overturn, unhorse, exalt, lean, rise, bung, bring down
descend (part of speech: verb)
- They topple over half the time and if we come up or down the stairs in the dark we fall over them. - "Anne Of The Island", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- To knock out one of these teeth would be to leave the east side of the steeple unsupported, with the result that it must topple over in that direction and fall to the ground. - "Careers of Danger and Daring", Cleveland Moffett.
- The rickety old wheel, weather- beaten and sad, rose above them and threatened to topple over if they so much as touched its flimsy supports. - "The Hollow of Her Hand", George Barr McCutcheon.