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noun as in steps in walking

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noun as in speed, tempo of motion

verb as in walk with measured steps, esp. back and forth

verb as in measure by footsteps

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The ink flows at whatever pace you’re willing to try writing, and the slip-free grip prevents any unexpected errors or smears.

Those consumer numbers have been key for economists to gauge the pace and success of the recovery thus far.

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Cash will be around for a long time, he says, but the economy is digitizing at a breakneck pace.

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The iOS app features individual workouts, challenges, and multi-week training programs for all fitness levels, so you can train at your own pace whenever you want.

The seven-year veteran also ranks in the top 15 in pace among remaining players in the playoffs, coming in second behind Russell Westbrook among players averaging 15 or more minutes per game with a usage rate of 25 percent or higher.

Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.

But the jokes flow at such a torrential pace that duds are soon forgotten; the best are even Spamalot-worthy.

I notice he moves at a slightly slower pace than everyone else, and keeps his gestures compact.

A fire that he insists is only picking up pace, according to top-secret intelligence briefings.

“I thought I could progress in a much quicker pace and in much more meaningful ways if I was here,” she explained.

We have said it had been lightly laden at starting, which was the reason of the tremendous pace at which it travelled.

The Turks were no longer in mass but extended in several lines, less than a pace between each man.

From that time its reputation has kept pace with its cultivation, until it now enjoys a world wide popularity.

He turned to Rabecque, and the sight of his face sent the lackey back a pace or two in very fear.

From there on Piegan set a pace that taxed our horses' mettle—that was one consolation—we were well mounted.


On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pace, such as: clip, measure, step, footstep, gait, and lick.

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