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verb as in jump, jump over; increase

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Example Sentences

A boy in shorts kicked the game ball into the goal, then leaped in celebration.

Once Ranbaxy got FDA approval, it leaped straight into making commercial-size batches without any meaningful dry runs.

Every once in awhile somebody spotted a coyote scurrying past along the side of the road, and the whole bus leaped in its seat.

Top Gun director Tony Scott leaped to his death off a Los Angeles bridge on Sunday.

Gadell leaped for cover behind a stoop and shot back, emptying his .38-caliber Smith Wesson.

Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.

He leaped out to see what had happened, and, after a few perplexed and exhausting moments, remembered.

Thinking to escape and summon assistance from the cantonment, Douglas mounted the wall and leaped into the moat.

Willoughby leaped from the walls, crossed the river, and met his death while striving to reach Meerut.

Isabel lifted her head still higher, annoyed at the angry blood that leaped to her face.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to leaped, such as: rocket, skip, rise, ascend, bound, and bounce.

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