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See definition of sprung on Dictionary.com
  • verbjump, skip
  • verboriginate, emerge

synonyms for sprung

  • bolt
  • bounce
  • bound
  • hop
  • hurdle
  • leap
  • lop
  • lope
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • skitter
  • start
  • startle
  • trip
  • vault
  • hippety hop

antonyms for sprung

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  • allow
  • permit
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How to use sprung in a sentence

There are a dozen other "adult schools" in the town which have sprung from Severn Street.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Scarcely had he smoothed the way with one opponent than another sprung up in an unexpected quarter.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The foremast is sprung, the main-topgallant mast is gone, and the mizzen has been snapped off close by the deck.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He sprung up to rush to the door, but before he had moved further, the click of the pistol-lock struck his ear.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
It was difficult to understand from exactly what sources of experience or intuition the singular remark could have sprung.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
On every side the country was bright with the purple fireweed, which had sprung up from the ashes as if by magic.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Elders of threescore demand an entrance upon the strength of risqué stories sprung from garrison-towns and college common-rooms.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
His very appointment as censor was due to the bottle-acquaintance that had sprung up with the regent Prince of Wales.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
“You brutal cowardly bully,” shouted Eric; and in another moment he would have sprung upon him.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
I sprung from my bed before dawn, I mounted upon the window-place, and offered up my prayers.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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