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synonyms for ambling

  • drift
  • loiter
  • meander
  • mosey
  • ramble
  • sashay
  • saunter
  • stroll
  • toddle
  • wander
  • ankle
  • boogie
  • dawdle
  • gander
  • percolate
  • hoof it

antonyms for ambling

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  • run
  • stay
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How to use ambling in a sentence

On the top of this the rider would sit perched, and, with a good ambling pony, could get along very comfortably.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
I gave Gibson the big ambling horse, ‘Badger,’ and we packed the big cob with a pair of water-bags that contained twenty gallons.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
In the power of continuous ambling they exceed the horses, and are often equal to them in speed.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
They are a common sight in the neighbourhood of Peking, where ambling contests frequently take place outside the city wall.
LIFE AND SPORT IN CHINAOLIVER G. READY
A gray, venerable-looking man was passing down the road on an ambling nag.
MOTHERING ON PERILOUSLUCY S. FURMAN
The smile deepened as she saw the curiously disfigured horse ambling up to the stone step.
DAVID DUNNEBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
He shouted louder when the animal suddenly wheeled about on its haunches and began ambling from the camp.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN NEW ENGLANDFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Three other bears, large ones, were ambling into camp, nosing about and sniffing the ground.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN NEW ENGLANDFRANK GEE PATCHIN
The Professor just then came ambling along towards the table.
THE BLACK BOXE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The Professor came ambling down from the tent where he had been lying.
THE BLACK BOXE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
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