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verb as in walk casually

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When he walked, he would amble from one side of the street to the other.

The cheetahs amble slowly along the edge of the pool and out across the lawn.

It was smooth sailing at first—until walkers in SWAT-like uniforms amble onto the scene.

There are several varieties of amble peculiar to the Peruvian horse; the most approved is that called the paso llano.

In Peru a horse is valued less for beauty of form than for the perfection of his amble.

Horace is always on the amble, Juvenal on the gallop; but his way is perpetually on carpet-ground.

Sally Blake and a bare kneed lad began to amble behind the foreigners, he taking his cue smartly and lolling out his tongue.

It seemed to amble tranquilly through the forest and the night, neither alarmed nor considering itself alarming.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to amble, such as: drift, loiter, meander, mosey, ramble, and sashay.

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