stride


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Synonyms for stride

step

take something in your stride

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Synonyms for stride

to walk with long steps, especially in a vigorous manner

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to sit or stand with a leg on each side of

Synonyms for stride

a step in walking or running

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the distance covered by a step

significant progress (especially in the phrase "make strides")

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walk with long steps

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cover or traverse by taking long steps

References in classic literature ?
Yes," said Little Toomai, "he is afraid of me," and he took long strides up to Kala Nag, called him a fat old pig, and made him lift up his feet one after the other.
Behind, their tongues already lolling out, ran the Wolf-women in great leaping strides.
On the march he went along with the stride of a hunter, object- ing to neither gait nor distance.
If Antaeus observed that the battle was going hard against his little allies, he generally stopped laughing, and ran with mile-long strides to their assistance, flourishing his club aloft and shouting at the cranes, who quacked and croaked, and retreated as fast as they could.
ADAM turned his face towards Broxton and walked with his swiftest stride, looking at his watch with the fear that Mr.
Unconsciously I steered my course towards the country; I had got into Grove-street, and began to feel the pleasure of seeing dim trees at the extremity, round a suburban house, when a person leaning over the iron gate of one of the small gardens which front the neat dwelling-houses in this street, addressed me as I was hurrying with quick stride past.
Menelaus saw him thus stride out before the ranks, and was glad as a hungry lion that lights on the carcase of some goat or horned stag, and devours it there and then, though dogs and youths set upon him.
But some day--even on the Equator--we shall hold the Sun level in his full stride.
And as in races it is not the large stride or high lift that makes the speed; so in business, the keeping close to the matter, and not taking of it too much at once, procureth dispatch.
The tearing of the cruel barb into her side brought a sudden scream of pain and fright from the mare, and then they both wheeled and broke for safety; but Tarzan of the Apes, for a distance of a few yards, could equal the speed of even these, and the first stride of the mare found her overhauled, with a savage beast at her shoulder.
It is a good eleven miles, and you would have a chance of getting into your stride.
He learned to eat and dress and generally comport himself after the manner of civilized man; but through it all he remained himself, not unduly reverential nor considerative, and never hesitating to stride rough-shod over any soft-faced convention if it got in his way and the provocation were great enough.
Conversation threw them out of their stride, as it did this time, compelling Martin to miss a stroke of his iron and to make two extra motions before he caught his stride again.
With a stride, the doctor reached the bed, and seizing her arms worked them energetically, applying what I knew to be artificial respiration.
To be sure, they also learn in their way to stride on and stride forward: that, I call their HOBBLING.