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verb as in walk purposefully


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And however mindful he is of how much still needs to be done, Sharpton is aware of other great strides for women and for gays.

The Pentagon has made enormous strides with the LGBT community, even celebrating LGBT pride month this past June.

Granted, Apple and Facebook have made tremendous strides in terms of expanding their parental leave policies over the years.

McCarthy skated three strides across the line and slid a lead pass to Howe.

Because one, I asked him, and two, as a leader, he made huge strides in clean energy himself, so he's a believer.

Emigration is now proceeding with gigantic strides, and is destined for some time to continue.

The priest of Nicaragua with solemn mien strides up the aisle and lights the altar candles with the fire struck from his cigar.

To the left of us a horse snorted nervously; we heard him trot with high, springy strides to the end of his rope, and snort again.

He strides past the amazed innkeeper, up the narrow flight of stairs, and down the passage to his room.

His musical progress, which had made such strides between 1848 and 1849, now came to a standstill that lasted ten years.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strides, such as: tramp, stomp, traipse, stalk, pound, and stump.

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