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synonyms for treading

  • squash
  • step on
  • trample
  • ambulate
  • crush
  • foot
  • hike
  • hoof
  • march
  • oppress
  • pace
  • plod
  • quell
  • repress
  • stamp
  • step
  • stride
  • subdue
  • subjugate
  • suppress
  • traipse
  • tramp
  • troop
  • trudge
  • stamp on
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antonyms for treading

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  • encourage
  • let go
  • release
  • tiptoe
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How to use treading in a sentence

All of it was worthless—except to a man of vision—so, treading lightly, Scattergood went about acquiring what he needed.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
You never can tell, Phyllis murmured, treading through the grass more warily.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Unresisting he was led blindly on through the gloom, the captors treading rapidly.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He turned toward the fair-haired lady and cried out like a man treading on a serpent.
LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
He hastily raised his foot and took a further step with the same result: he thought he must be treading on eggs.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
It was necessary to avoid treading on our frail cornice and no less important to keep near the edge.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
On the island there were an immense number of eyderducks, so that it was scarcely possible to walk without treading on their eggs.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Clams afforded a further help, the people treading and digging the flats at low tide, while eels and crabs supplemented this.
WILLIAM BRADFORD OF PLYMOUTHALBERT HALE PLUMB
We wander in and out of them, treading on polished floors and seeing brilliant bits of colour framed in dark doorways.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
He was not used to treading the quicksands of duplicity, and he felt himself sinking.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
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WORDS RELATED TO TREADING

  • beating
  • flailing
  • garnering
  • harvesting
  • separating
  • sifting
  • treading
  • winnowing
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