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synonyms for leaping

  • ascend
  • bounce
  • bound
  • hop
  • rise
  • rocket
  • skip
  • soar
  • surge
  • vault
  • advance
  • arise
  • caper
  • cavort
  • clear
  • escalate
  • frisk
  • hurdle
  • lop
  • mount
  • saltate
  • spring
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antonyms for leaping

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  • allow
  • decline
  • descend
  • lower
  • permit
  • decrease
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How to use leaping in a sentence

She led the way through the woods, leaping from one tree branch to another over Squinty's head.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
The ruffian released him at last, and, leaping to his feet, was gone before Rabecque could rise.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Her chum came leaping up the hill behind her, having moored the canoe with one hitch.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
These dividing walls were stone, like all the others, but sufficiently narrow to admit of Hannah's leaping them easily.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
For the Irishman, leaping up with his feet apart, descended on the back of the charging animal, with his face toward her tail!
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The horse, frightened by the motor-cycle, was bucking and leaping sideways at the roadside.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He stood transfixed for a moment, and then, leaping from the window into the garden, called loudly for help.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Leaping to the fellow's flank, Garnache, with a terrific kick, knocked his legs from under him so that he fell heavily.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The neighborhood is most romantic, with towering cliffs, strange caverns, leaping cataracts and wooded valleys.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
In the leaping kangaroo and jerboa a shortening of the arms and lengthening of the legs appear.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LEAPING

  • bob
  • bounce
  • bound
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • capriole
  • dance
  • dive
  • drop
  • fall
  • gambade
  • gambol
  • hop
  • hopping
  • hurdle
  • jar
  • jerk
  • jolt
  • leapfrog
  • leapfrogging
  • leaping
  • lurch
  • nosedive
  • plummet
  • plunge
  • pounce
  • rise
  • saltation
  • shock
  • skip
  • skipping
  • spring
  • start
  • swerve
  • twitch
  • upspring
  • upsurge
  • vault
  • wrench
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.