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as in leg
a portion of a trip we were on the last lap of the journey, eagerly heading for home

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verb (1)

as in to wash
to flow along or against the waves gently lapped the sandy shore

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as in to splash
to flow in a broken irregular stream the creek lapped along through the ravine before collecting in the pond

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as in to ripple
to move with a splashing motion a stiff breeze that was causing the lake waters to lap against the hull with some force

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“Lap.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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