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verb as in walk pompously

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The researchers focused on truss structures—those crisscross arrays of diagonal struts used in everything from antenna towers to support beams.

Despite the strut, the band considered the output a cheap replica of themselves.

The anthemic chorus is infused with a snappy energy, one that compels the listener to transform any leisurely stroll into an imagined runway strut when the rap verses beginning with “I’m on the next level” start to play.

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The four metal rings that surrounded Smith’s lower leg were cut in half and welded into the shape of a football and the triangular base of the trophy, and the original struts and connecting rods were reconfigured into the stem.

The solid metal frame and triangle strut ensure the stability, letting you enjoy your work or study on this table.

The Oscars, the Emmies, whatever, the pre-show style strut became a kind of catwalk of the stars.

The soldier launches into a comical strut and pretends to polish his guard box with his knuckles.

Johnny climbs out of the plane, locks his hands around the wheel strut.

Her curves found a way to strut through baggy denim in Nights in Rodanthe.

Her skintight sparkly black dress did not look too easy to strut down the catwalk in.

Children, in brilliant night robes, run to the verandas to see the early sun; cocks strut in pigmy gardens.

It had to do with squared shoulders, the lift of the head, a strut, a proud and contemptuous glance.

It appealed to their sense of humor to have the gall to strut right out in front of us and try to put over a swindle.

My father is Irish, and if you want to see him get up and strut give him a teeny opening to enlarge on his race.

Send all these noble lords of yesterday to sleep in their beds of down, to strut about in their castles.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strut, such as: prance, sashay, stalk, stride, swagger, and flaunt.

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