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verb as in bolt, race with slight jumping motion

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In most narratives, Sleipnir is described as a great horse of Odin whose dimensions are so large that his gallop could alter the landscape of the area.

Detroit fans have been clamoring for D’Andre Swift to get more carries, and it’s easy to see why after Swift had 144 yards — including a 50-yard gallop on the Lions’ opening drive — and a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

“Our entire aim is to help make it easier to talk about sex,” says Gallop.

At one point the coach driver whipped the horses into a gallop and drove right through the Hessian army.

The haredi leadership is ready to gallop at full speed over this religious fiscal cliff.

I suspect some of them also cling to the belief that candy-colored unicorns will ultimately gallop in to save the day.

She had seen Lawrence gallop to his quarters, and his drawn, haggard face told her the worst.

As it was he had to press Nejdi into a fast gallop before he could clear the left wing of the advancing army.

Our escort was mounted within a few minutes, and we were in full gallop over the fruitful levels of Champagne.

The horses gallop, hats are waved in every direction, and those who have no hats flourish beer-bottles instead.

Crossing the drawbridge at a fast gallop, he saw a number of guards looking at him wonderingly.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gallop, such as: amble, dart, dash, hurry, lope, and stride.

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