bestride

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Synonyms for bestride

to sit or stand with a leg on each side of

Synonyms for bestride

get up on the back of

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Smoke billows from vents in the floor as Macbeth, bloodied from victorious battle, bestrides the stage.
Turkey is a bustling and populous country of 70 million souls, which bestrides both continents and can be a bridge between the Muslim world and the West.
Isn't that just indicative of the disgusting nature of athletics these days when there is no room for outstanding achievement, just a platform for doubt and suspicion when a true great bestrides the stage.
He bestrides the conference like the Colossus of Toads.
Ross King now bestrides the Travel Channel like an orange Colossus, while the ghastly Gavin Campbell (Esther Rantzen's old sidekick) is coining it on the Money Channel, but the lowest life of all can be found on the God Channel (Sky TV).
Subsequently, Margaret Thatcher swept to power, and bestrides a stirring tale.
While perpetually woolly-hatted frontman Gruff Rhys bestrides the globe promoting his most recent solo album Hotel Shampoo with his trademark leftfield flourish - the rest of the Furry clan have been no less busy or creative.
Schumacher, at last getting to grips with the Mercedes, now bestrides the F1 paddocks with a ready smile and an air of assurance that reflects his confidence that he is a 92nd win waiting to happen.
As perpetually woolly-hatted frontman Gruff Rhys bestrides the globe promoting his most recent solo album Hotel Shampoo with his trademark left-field flourish, the rest of the Furry clan - Drummer Daf, synth wizard Cian Ciaran and guitarist Huw "Bunf" Bunford - have been no less busy.
TICKING OFF THE HOURS: Minerva, goddess of wisdom, bestrides Liverpool Town Hall as tomorrow's pioneering vote looms closer
She bestrides the globe like a bootylicious colossus, so when Beyonc Knowles releases an album, she undoubtedly examines her options carefully.
Nobody bestrides the Lions concept in the way McGeechan does, so, providing his current employers, Bath, are amenable, I'd sign him now.
But our favourite, considering the influence of Peel founder John Whittaker, above, who bestrides the property group like a behemoth, despite his penchant for a low profile, has to be a remake of Citizen Kane.
What would now be called white trailer trash, he still bestrides popular culture, luminous as ever and decades after his death.
TIGER WOODS bestrides the betting on the 109th US Open like the colossus he is, but one market which isn't dominated by the great man is the top US player without Tiger.