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With this deal, Ambani has taken a giant leap in the retail sector, leaving behind all domestic and international rivals, including Amazon, led by the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos.
AMBANI VERSUS BEZOS: WHO’S WINNING THE BATTLE FOR INDIA’S $700 BILLION RETAIL INDUSTRYNIHARIKA SHARMAAUGUST 31, 2020QUARTZ
Even if the available evidence matches both theories, one requires less of a leap.
AN ALTERNATIVE TO DARK MATTER PASSES CRITICAL TESTCHARLIE WOODJULY 28, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Third baseman Yoan Moncada and starter Lucas Giolito took big leaps last season, while left fielder Eloy Jiménez and maybe even highly touted Cuban prospect Luis Robert seem poised to do the same this year.
BASEBALL WILL BE WEIRD THIS YEAR. BUT THE ASTROS AND YANKEES ARE FAVORITES IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE … AGAIN.NEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The discovery of the new tetraquark is a huge leap forward, and is an indication that there are still many new exotic particles out there, waiting for someone to unveil them.
CERN: PHYSICISTS REPORT THE DISCOVERY OF UNIQUE NEW PARTICLEHARRY CLIFFJULY 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Normally we’re kind of chipping away at the problem as opposed to making such a giant leap forward.
A SURPRISE DISCOVERY POINTS TO THE SOURCE OF FAST RADIO BURSTSSHANNON HALLJUNE 11, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
She would let him run about for a few moments and then she would leap upon him as if she had nearly lost him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Suddenly his quick eye lit on something in the gravel path and his heart gave a great leap.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I sprang forward to leap after her, but hands grasped me and flung me back so violently that I fell down on the platform.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
This had the effect of causing the fourth lion to break cover and leap upon a rock as the first had done.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Thus age and avarice can always over-leap barriers which, to the young and romantic, are insurmountable.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO LEAP

  • bleed
  • cascade
  • course
  • deliquesce
  • diffuse
  • discharge
  • dissolve
  • drop
  • fall
  • flow
  • flux
  • fuse
  • glide
  • go
  • go soft
  • gush
  • issue
  • leak
  • leap
  • liquefy
  • melt
  • pass
  • pour
  • proceed
  • roll
  • sail
  • scud
  • skim
  • slide
  • spill
  • spin
  • spout
  • spread
  • stream
  • thaw
  • tumble
  • turn to liquid
  • whirl
  • whiz
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