perambulate


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Synonyms for perambulate

to walk at a leisurely pace

Synonyms for perambulate

make an official inspection on foot of (the bounds of a property)

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walk with no particular goal

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An act of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1651 required that all towns perambulate their boundaries every three years, to avoid border conflicts.
The conversations of an aging father and his 40-ish son provide fodder for poignant comic drama as they perambulate the peaceful (and pub-filled) urban landscapes of Prague in "Of Parents and Children.
Prudent positioning preserves existing pine trees, so that visitors perambulate through the tree tops.
May I suggest that Roath Park Lake around the path perambulate.
At the Rogation days immediately preceding, it was customary for the clergy, and people, to perambulate the parish boundaries, and at certain prescribed spots, to offer prayers for the fruitfulness of the fields and a plenteous yield at the following harvest day In Cornwall, the blind and lame would go on pilgrimage to the Holy Well of St Cleer on Ascension Day, hoping for a miracle to cure their ailments.
This is a state of affairs perhaps best explained by the "Grocery List Principle": If you try to remember that you need eggs, parsley, and a new toothbrush, for the twenty minutes it takes to get to the grocery store and perambulate through the aisles, you'll probably have eggs, cilantro, and a box of Lucky Charms by the time you get home.
Morris physicalizes the affront this cross-species romance presents by having Platte, magnificently sung by tenor Jean-Paul Fouchecourt, perambulate in lurching walks and stifflegged spurting jumps, while declaiming in comically mispronounced French.
In its lovely, cobbled town centre it has bars and designer shops, the women perambulate elegantly and even the dogs wear coats.
Groups have been Known to taKe trolleys in a superstore and silently perambulate in a slow moving conga line up and down the aisles without actually buying anything.
Punter's pal Harry Findlay gives his tips for Coventry Greyhounds THE final of The Perambulate Stakes, race 10, 8.
The law requires at least two selectmen, or two designees, to perambulate the town's boundaries and find its markers.
In an Austrian Alpine hotel: "Not to perambulate the corridors in the hours of repose in the boots of ascension.
Schramm's earlier large-scale sculptures--similar in form and in their use of Home Depot materials--seemed to have a less antagonistic relationship to the spaces in which they were shown, offering the viewer an opportunity to perambulate (and therefore more fully understand their complexity).
That was clearly worse than dangerous tosh then, and I want our children as they perambulate around the Transatlantic Slave Gallery to find out about what happened in the ships that sailed off down the Mersey and returned a year or so later with valuable cargoes of sugar and other commodities.
Fred Winter sends out his 900th winner as Valiant Charger (John Francome) pips Perambulate (David Barons/Paul Leach) in the two-and-a-half-mile chase at Newbury.