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lop

  • verb cut off from a whole
    discerp; sever.
    • His head was severed from his body
    • The soul discerped from the body
  • verb cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    trim; prune; clip; cut back; crop; snip; dress.
    • dress the plants in the garden

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purposefully

  • adverb in a purposeful manner
    • he caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car

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ravishing

  • adjective satellite stunningly beautiful
    • a ravishing blonde
  • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; ravish; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night

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majestically

  • adverb in a majestic manner
    • flamingoes walk majestically through the marshes

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lunge

  • noun the act of moving forward suddenly
    lurch.
  • noun (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
    passado; straight thrust.

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briskly

  • adverb in a brisk manner
    • she walked briskly in the cold air
    • `after lunch,' she said briskly

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purposeful

  • adjective serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
  • adjective satellite having meaning through having an aim
    • led a happy purposeful life

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jauntily

  • adverb in a jaunty fashionable manner
    • his hat sat jauntily on his full brown hair

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choppy

  • adjective satellite marked by abrupt transitions
    jerky.
    • choppy prose
  • adjective satellite rough with small waves
    • choppy seas

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onstage

  • adjective situated or taking place on the area of a stage visible to the audience
  • adverb on the stage
    • it was time for her to go onstage

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noiseless

  • adjective satellite making no sound
    • th' inaudible and noiseless foot of time"- Shakespeare

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lengthened

  • adjective satellite drawn out or made longer spatially
    extended; prolonged; elongated.
    • Picasso's elongated Don Quixote
    • lengthened skirts are fashionable this year
    • the extended airport runways can accommodate larger planes
    • a prolonged black line across the page
  • verb make longer
    lengthen.
    • Lengthen this skirt, please

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unhurried

  • adjective relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste
    • people strolling about in an unhurried way
    • an unhurried walk
    • spoke in a calm and unhurried voice
  • adjective satellite capable of accepting delay with equanimity
    • was unhurried with the small children

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confidently

  • adverb with confidence; in a confident manner
    • we have to do what is right confidently

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springy

  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    resilient; bouncy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf
  • adjective satellite (of movements) light and confidently active
    • he walked away with a springy step

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toward

In the direction of; to.
He set his face toward the wilderness. Num. xxiv. 1.
The waves make towards'' the pebbled shore. Shak.

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gangling

  • adjective satellite tall and thin and having long slender limbs
    gangly; lanky; rangy.
    • a gangling teenager
    • a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man
  • adjective satellite tall and thin
    gangly; lanky.

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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gigantic

  • adjective satellite so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
    mammoth.
    • a gigantic redwood
    • gigantic disappointment
    • a mammoth ship
    • a mammoth multinational corporation

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sturdily

  • adverb in a sturdy manner
    • feet sturdily apart

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stealthy

  • adjective satellite marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    furtive; surreptitious; sneak; sneaky.
    • a furtive manner
    • a sneak attack
    • stealthy footsteps
    • a surreptitious glance at his watch

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monstrously

  • adverb in a hideous manner
    horridly; hideously.
    • her face was hideously disfigured after the accident
  • adverb in a terribly evil manner
    heinously.
    • the child was heinously murdered

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leggy

  • adjective satellite (of plants) having tall spindly stems
    tall-growing.
  • adjective satellite having long legs
    long-legged; long-shanked.

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giant

  • noun any creature of exceptional size
  • noun a person of exceptional importance and reputation
    colossus; titan; heavyweight; behemoth.

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manfully

  • adverb in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man
    manly.
    • having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home

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effortless

  • adjective requiring or apparently requiring no effort
    • the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air
  • adjective satellite not showing effort or strain
    casual.
    • a difficult feat performed with casual mastery
    • careless grace

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ahead

  • adjective satellite having the leading position or higher score in a contest
    leading; in the lead.
    • he is ahead by a pawn
    • the leading team in the pennant race
  • adverb at or in the front
    in front; before.
    • I see the lights of a town ahead
    • the road ahead is foggy
    • staring straight ahead
    • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
    • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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tremendous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
    enormous.
    • an enormous boulder
    • enormous expenses
    • tremendous sweeping plains
    • a tremendous fact in human experience
    • a plane took off with a tremendous noise
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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imperiously

  • adverb in an imperious manner
    • imperiously he cut her short

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legged

  • adjective having legs of a specified kind or number
    • four-legged animals
    • a peg-legged man

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lengthening

  • noun the act of prolonging something
    perpetuation; protraction; prolongation.
    • there was an indefinite prolongation of the peace talks
  • verb make longer
    lengthen.
    • Lengthen this skirt, please

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bouncy

  • adjective satellite elastic; rebounds readily
    resilient; springy; live; lively.
    • clean bouncy hair
    • a lively tennis ball
    • as resilient as seasoned hickory
    • springy turf
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; peppy; zippy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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offstage

  • noun a stage area out of sight of the audience
    backstage; wing.
  • adjective situated or taking place in the area of a stage not visible to the audience
    • offstage noises

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catlike

Like a cat; stealthily; noiselessly.

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determinedly

  • adverb with determination; in a determined manner
    unfalteringly; unshakably.
    • he clung to the past determinedly
  • adverb with ambition; in an ambitious and energetic manner
    ambitiously.
    • she pursued her goals ambitiously

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hasty

  • adjective satellite excessively quick
    headlong.
    • made a hasty exit
    • a headlong rush to sell
  • adjective satellite done with very great haste and without due deliberation
    precipitate; overhasty; precipitant; precipitous.
    • hasty marriage seldom proveth well"- Shakespeare
    • hasty makeshifts take the place of planning"- Arthur Geddes
    • rejected what was regarded as an overhasty plan for reconversion
    • wondered whether they had been rather precipitate in deposing the king

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arrogantly

  • adverb in an arrogant manner; afraid of her husband and yet arrogantly proud that she had a husband strong and fierce enough to make her afraid"
    • in the old days she had been harsh and stiff

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lithe

  • adjective satellite moving and bending with ease
    lissome; lithesome; sylphlike; lissom; slender; svelte; supple.

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victoriously

  • adverb in a victorious manner
    • Virginia had defended her land victoriously

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rapid

  • noun a part of a river where the current is very fast
  • adjective satellite done or occurring in a brief period of time
    • a rapid rise through the ranks

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lengthen

  • verb make longer
    • Lengthen this skirt, please
  • verb become long or longer
    • In Spring, the days lengthen

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jerky

  • noun meat (especially beef) cut in strips and dried in the sun
    jerked meat; jerk.
  • adjective satellite lacking a steady rhythm
    jerking; arrhythmic.
    • an arrhythmic heartbeat

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resolutely

  • adverb showing firm determination or purpose
    • she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him
    • he entered the building resolutely
  • adverb with firmness
    decisively.
    • `I will come along,' she said decisively

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lanky

  • adjective satellite tall and thin and having long slender limbs
    gangling; gangly; rangy.
    • a gangling teenager
    • a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man
  • adjective satellite tall and thin
    gangling; gangly.

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boldly

  • adverb with boldness, in a bold manner
    • we must tackle these tasks boldly

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ungainly

  • adjective satellite lacking grace in movement or posture
    clumsy; gawky; unwieldy; clunky.
    • a gawky lad with long ungainly legs
    • clumsy fingers
    • what an ungainly creature a giraffe is
    • heaved his unwieldy figure out of his chair
  • adjective satellite difficult to handle or manage especially because of shape
    clumsy; bunglesome; awkward.
    • an awkward bundle to carry
    • a load of bunglesome paraphernalia
    • clumsy wooden shoes
    • the cello, a rather ungainly instrument for a girl

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academically

  • adverb in regard to academic matters
    • academically, this is a good school

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rangy

  • adjective satellite tall and thin and having long slender limbs
    gangling; gangly; lanky.
    • a gangling teenager
    • a lanky kid transformed almost overnight into a handsome young man
  • adjective satellite adapted to wandering or roaming

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o'er

  • adverb throughout a period of time
    over.
    • stay over the weekend

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canter

  • noun a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
    lope.
  • verb ride at a canter
    • The men cantered away

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eat

  • verb take in solid food
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?
  • verb eat a meal; take a meal
    • We did not eat until 10 P.M. because there were so many phone calls
    • I didn't eat yet, so I gladly accept your invitation

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enormous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
    tremendous.
    • an enormous boulder
    • enormous expenses
    • tremendous sweeping plains
    • a tremendous fact in human experience
    • a plane took off with a tremendous noise

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angrily

  • adverb with anger
    • he angrily denied the accusation

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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educationally

  • adverb in an educational manner
    • the assistant masters formed a committee of their own to consider what could be done educationally for the town

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prodigious

  • adjective satellite so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
    colossal; stupendous.
    • colossal crumbling ruins of an ancient temple
    • has a colossal nerve
    • a prodigious storm
    • a stupendous field of grass
    • stupendous demand
  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    portentous.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision

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forwards

  • adverb at or to or toward the front; (`forrad' and `forrard' are dialectal variations)
    forrad; forrard; forward; frontwards; frontward.
    • he faced forward
    • step forward
    • she practiced sewing backward as well as frontward on her new sewing machine
  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
    forward.

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mannish

  • adjective satellite resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman
    • a mannish stride
  • adjective satellite characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman
    • true mannish arrogance

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triumphantly

  • adverb in a triumphant manner
    • she shouted triumphantly

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unwomanly

  • adjective not womanly
    • the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly

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onward

  • adverb forward in time or order or degree
    forward; forth.
    • from that time forth
    • from the sixth century onward
  • adverb in a forward direction
    ahead; forwards; onwards; forward; forrader.
    • go ahead
    • the train moved ahead slowly
    • the boat lurched ahead
    • moved onward into the forest
    • they went slowly forward in the mud

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brisk

  • verb become brisk
    brisk up; brisken.
    • business brisked up
  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    zippy; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze

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along

  • adverb with a forward motion
    on.
    • we drove along admiring the view
    • the horse trotted along at a steady pace
    • the circus traveled on to the next city
    • move along
    • march on
  • adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
    • his little sister came along to the movies
    • I brought my camera along
    • working along with his father

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leaping

  • noun a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards
    spring; bounce; bound; leap; saltation.
  • verb move forward by leaps and bounds
    jump; spring; leap; bound.
    • The horse bounded across the meadow
    • The child leapt across the puddle
    • Can you jump over the fence?

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backwards

  • adverb at or to or toward the back or rear
    rearward; rearwards; backward; back.
    • he moved back
    • tripped when he stepped backward
    • she looked rearward out the window of the car
  • adverb in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
    backward.
    • it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'
    • the child put her jersey on backward

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gargantuan

  • adjective satellite of great mass; huge and bulky
    elephantine; jumbo; giant.
    • a jumbo jet
    • jumbo shrimp

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away

  • adjective satellite not present; having left
    • he's away right now
    • you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away
  • adjective used of an opponent's ground
    • an away game

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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fearlessly

  • adverb without fear
    dauntlessly; intrepidly.
    • fearlessly, he led the troops into combat

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swift

  • noun a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.

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shortened

  • adjective satellite cut short
    sawed-off; sawn-off.
    • a sawed-off shotgun
    • a sawed-off broomstick
    • the shortened rope was easier to use
  • verb make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
    shorten.
    • He shortened his trip due to illness

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soundless

  • adjective satellite marked by absence of sound
    still; silent.
    • a silent house
    • soundless footsteps on the grass
    • the night was still

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headlong

  • adjective satellite excessively quick
    hasty.
    • made a hasty exit
    • a headlong rush to sell
  • adjective satellite with the head foremost
    headfirst.
    • a headfirst plunge down the stairs
    • a headlong dive into the pool

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limbed

  • adjective having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination)
    • strong-limbed

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uphill

  • noun the upward slope of a hill
  • adjective satellite sloping upward
    rising; acclivitous.

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swinging

  • noun changing location by moving back and forth
    vacillation; swing.
  • verb burn superficially or lightly
    swinge; singe.
    • I singed my eyebrows

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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quick

  • noun any area of the body that is highly sensitive to pain (as the flesh underneath the skin or a fingernail or toenail)
  • adjective satellite accomplished rapidly and without delay
    speedy.
    • was quick to make friends
    • his quick reaction prevented an accident
    • hoped for a speedy resolution of the problem
    • a speedy recovery
    • he has a right to a speedy trial

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proudly

  • adverb with pride; in a proud manner
    • he walked proudly into town

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knee

  • noun hinge joint in the human leg connecting the tibia and fibula with the femur and protected in front by the patella
    genu; articulatio genus; knee joint; human knee.
  • noun joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee
    stifle.

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matched

  • adjective satellite provided with a worthy adversary or competitor
    • matched teams
  • verb be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
    gibe; fit; tally; correspond; agree; jibe; check; match.
    • The two stories don't agree in many details
    • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
    • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

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huge

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    Brobdingnagian; vast; immense.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

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purposely

  • adverb with intention; in an intentional manner
    designedly; advisedly; on purpose; by choice; intentionally; by design; deliberately.
    • he used that word intentionally
    • I did this by choice

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graceful

  • adjective characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    elegant; refined.

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booted

  • adjective satellite wearing boots
  • verb kick; give a boot to
    boot.

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swiftly

  • adverb in a swift manner
    fleetly.
    • she moved swiftly

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lurch

  • noun an unsteady uneven gait
    stagger; stumble.
  • noun a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)

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overtake

  • verb catch up with and possibly overtake
    catch; catch up with.
    • The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp
  • verb travel past
    overhaul; pass.
    • The sports car passed all the trucks

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leonine

  • adjective of or characteristic of or resembling a lion

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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joel

  • noun a Hebrew minor prophet
  • noun an Old Testament book telling Joel's prophecies
    Book of Joel.

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sprint

  • noun a quick run
    dash.
  • verb run very fast, usually for a short distance

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eating

  • noun the act of consuming food
    feeding.
  • verb take in solid food
    eat.
    • She was eating a banana
    • What did you eat for dinner last night?

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immense

  • adjective satellite unusually great in size or amount or degree or especially extent or scope
    huge; Brobdingnagian; vast.
    • huge government spending
    • huge country estates
    • huge popular demand for higher education
    • a huge wave
    • the Los Angeles aqueduct winds like an immense snake along the base of the mountains
    • immense numbers of birds
    • at vast (or immense) expense
    • the vast reaches of outer space
    • the vast accumulation of knowledge...which we call civilization"- W.R.Inge

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devouring

  • adjective satellite (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
    esurient; avid; greedy.
    • avid for adventure
    • an avid ambition to succeed
    • fierce devouring affection
    • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
    • greedy for fame
  • verb destroy completely
    devour.
    • Fire had devoured our home

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lumbering

  • noun the trade of cutting or preparing or selling timber
  • verb move heavily or clumsily
    lumber; pound.
    • The heavy man lumbered across the room

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propel

  • verb cause to move forward with force
    impel.
    • Steam propels this ship
  • verb give an incentive for action
    motivate; prompt; incite; move; actuate.
    • This moved me to sacrifice my career

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shambling

  • noun walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    shuffle; shamble; shuffling.
    • from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  • verb walk by dragging one's feet
    shuffle; scuffle; shamble.
    • he shuffled out of the room
    • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

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forcefully

  • adverb with full force
    • we are seeing this film too late to feel its original impact forcefully

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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economically

  • adverb with respect to economic science
    • economically this proposal makes no sense
  • adverb in an economical manner

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confident

  • adjective having or marked by confidence or assurance
    • a confident speaker
    • a confident reply
    • his manner is more confident these days
    • confident of fulfillment
  • adjective satellite persuaded of; very sure
    positive; convinced.
    • were convinced that it would be to their advantage to join
    • I am positive he is lying
    • was confident he would win

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tiptoe

  • noun the tip of a toe
  • verb walk on one's toes
    tippytoe; tip.

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forth

  • adverb from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
    away; off.
    • ran away from the lion
    • wanted to get away from there
    • sent the children away to boarding school
    • the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal
    • went off to school
    • they drove off
    • go forth and preach
  • noun a river in southern Scotland that flows eastward to the Firth of Forth
    Forth River.

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tragically

  • adverb in a tragic manner; with tragic consequences
    • the adventure ended tragically
    • tragically, she contracted AIDS

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jaunty

  • adjective satellite marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
    rakish; spiffy; natty; snappy; raffish; dashing; spruce; dapper.
    • a dapper young man
    • a jaunty red hat
  • adjective satellite having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
    chipper; debonaire; debonair.
    • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit"- Frances G. Patton
    • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair"- H.M.Reynolds
    • walked with a jaunty step
    • a jaunty optimist

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latterly

  • adverb in the recent past
    late; recently; of late; lately.
    • he was in Paris recently
    • lately the rules have been enforced
    • as late as yesterday she was fine
    • feeling better of late
    • the spelling was first affected, but latterly the meaning also

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swift

  • noun United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
    Gustavus Franklin Swift.
  • noun an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)
    Jonathan Swift; Dean Swift.

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behind

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • adjective satellite having the lower score or lagging position in a contest
    • behind by two points
    • the 8th inning found the home team trailing

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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down

  • noun soft fine feathers
    down feather.
  • noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
    • you have four downs to gain ten yards

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dozen

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
    twelve; 12; XII.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
    twelve; 12; xii.

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bring

  • verb take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
    take; convey.
    • Bring me the box from the other room
    • Take these letters to the boss
    • This brings me to the main point
  • verb cause to come into a particular state or condition
    • Long hard years of on the job training had brought them to their competence
    • bring water to the boiling point

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impatient

  • adjective restless or short-tempered under delay or opposition
    • impatient with the slower students
    • impatient of criticism
  • adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness
    raring.
    • impatient to begin
    • raring to go

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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Collocation words for "strides" are words related to "strides" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "strides" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "strides" or by the count of syllables each word has.


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