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verb as in run very fast

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After months of holding firm, even as Treasury yields steadily climbed, mortgage rates have finally relented in the past couple weeks, keeping pace with yields that have turned their steady jog upward into an all-out sprint.

Because you get to the office early, sprint all day, say “yes” to everything lobbed at you, leave work by the moon, stagger home, and fall into bed the second you get there.

With about 150 yards to go, the squad members broke into a dead sprint.

Then, they’d add more time on the clock, and Embiid would run full-court sprints between shots.

The trials lasted a little over six minutes on average, and as expected they followed a U-shaped pacing profile with a fast start, even-paced middle, and finishing sprint.

It seems highly implausible that the Chuck Todd Effect will ultimately decide the McConnell/Grimes sprint to the finish.

When you hit a throttle on a sprint car, the car sets sideways.

Crossfit combines push ups, pull-ups, olympic lifting and other exercises in a quick circuit sprint.

For this reason, the CDC says its response will be more of a “marathon” than a sprint.

For the remaining Republicans, the end of the primary will merely be the beginning of a frenzied sprint to the runoff.

There never was a woman crossing the street on a muddy day that you didn't sprint to get a look at her ankles.

He broke into a sprint, trying to stay away from the fatal touch.

If the stop-watch could have been held on me, I am sure I should have established a record for a short-distance sprint.

Stallings leaped from the animal's head and the cowpunchers made a quick sprint to remove themselves from the danger zone.

A wild yell from the bushes bordering the trail they were following nearly sent the guide off on another sprint.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprint, such as: dart, dash, rush, scamper, scoot, and scurry.

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