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Synonyms for leap

Synonyms for leap

to move off the ground by a muscular effort of the legs and feet

to move in a lively way

the act of jumping

a sudden lively movement

Synonyms for leap

a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

an abrupt transition

a sudden and decisive increase

the distance leaped (or to be leaped)

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pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

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jump down from an elevated point

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cause to jump or leap

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Similarly, we can criticize as naive Bazin's willingness to invest belief in the image as reality, but we can also identify with a dying man's leap of faith, especially when we realize that it is essentially no different from our own everyday psychic and affective investments in the cinema.
That between the lute rose and the rose window of the Gothic cathedral requires a leap of faith, and Wells' use of iconographic evidence here provides less support than elsewhere.
Small business owners weren't excited about becoming health-care providers, and you've got to admit it's a leap of faith to imagine the same guy who hasn't changed the Krackles in the break room vending machine since the late 1980s taking responsibility for your health and well-being.
Coming in and out of hepatic comas and losing her battle with this baffling disease, she took a radical step and a leap of faith that turned her health around and now has brought her 20 more years of life.
Leap of Faith Technologies, a Crystal Lake health technology company, has introduced a new service called eMedMobile to address the problem.
Jas, aged 29, said: "I'm going to take the leap of faith and go to Bollywood next September.
It's a little hard to break into institutional work--it takes a leap of faith [on behalf of the client]," Lindenbaum notes.
That Chimo is somehow better for it requires a greater leap of faith for the viewer.
Setting off from Timor on a 600-mile voyage without knowing whether there is any land out there seems like a terrific leap of faith.
After the presidential inaugural, Hutchins entertained thoughts of corporate law and in a leap of faith went to work for the Prudential Insurance Co.
Making this transition was a great leap of faith and is therefore is my greatest source of pride.
It takes a leap of faith to see Chelsea winning at Old Trafford, it takes a leap of faith to imagine Nando scoring a goal again.
And with a similar leap of faith today, the capital minnows can be dreaming about flying high when the big draw is made.
It's kind of hard to get teams to try something new, but they took a leap of faith and it looks like we'll have a real competitive tournament.