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One man, straddling a large drum, keeps time as their voices rise in song: “Believe it, people, Ebola can kill.”

Davis had said Tihen was straddling him and that he was already handcuffed.

A growing chorus of religious scholars is objecting to their declaration of a caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria.

Toward the end, on the ballad “Someone Else,” she flies over the crowd while straddling a giant hot dog like Slim Pickens.

Shoshanna tackles Marnie and, straddling her, screams into her face, “I HATE YOU!”

The regulars went to bat, laughing, Siebold straddling the plate.

By straddling my feet I could open this, for the purpose either of taking vertical photographs or of dropping bombs.

Soon afterwards they came upon the squinting red wolf, straddling right across the track.

At half-past four she was still straddling the Invincible, though without causing casualties or serious damage.

I—Romashov stood in the middle of the room with his legs straddling and his head hanging down, thinking deeply.

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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to straddling, such as: astraddle, athwart, on the back of, and piggyback.

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