Thesaurus / bestride

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They were forced to bestride sharp peaks and leap over chasms so deep that they did not dare to look down them.

To open it, to scale the frame, to bestride it, was the work of a second only.

Les MisrablesVictor Hugo

Combinations of capital or of labor, ruled by a few individuals, bestride the land with immense power both for good and evil.

Nobody rode at the Hall, and she longed to bestride a pony and dash off for a twenty-mile canter.

He that shall come to bestride your Virginity, had better be afoot o'er the Dragon.

As for the horses and velvet which I used to bestride, happy should I now be could I claim even an ass for my own.

To worke we goe, and we four knights mount the tierce, bestride it, like the quarter files d'Amond upon one horse.

Here was one about to offer himself ready saddled, and as if saying, “Come and bestride me!”

He seemed to bestride it as we could imagine Alexander bestriding his Bucephalus.

Here and There in LondonJ. Ewing Ritchie

All day long they bestride them with a courage never equalled.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.