Synonyms for walking

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Uncle Peter did succeed in walking as far as Madison Square.

The day was excessively hot again, and walking was most fatiguing.

"I wish you were entirely independent of Austin," said Viviette, walking with him up the lawn.

Below, on the terrace, Viviette was walking, and she filled his universe.

But Andrew, walking like one dazed, had crossed the room slowly.

From spats to hat, from walking coat to gloves, everything was perfect of its kind.

And our citizens, all school taught, are walking in the same darkness.

Palmer and she walking about, and the boy lying on his hot bed!

They were chiefs, by their way of walking, and one of them had brought his son with him.

Her comely face was slightly flushed, doubtless with the exercise of walking.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, present participle adjective from walk (v.). Walking sickness, one in which the sufferer is able to get about and is not bed-ridden, is from 1846. Walking wounded is recorded from 1917. Walking bass is attested from 1939 in jazz slang. Walking stick is recorded from 1570s; the insect so called from 1760.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WALKING

active

adjectivehaving movement

afoot

adjectivetraveling by foot
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