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leap

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an act of leaping into the air
  • the horse cleared the hurdle with a tremendous leap

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leap

verb

Synonyms of leap (Entry 2 of 2)

to propel oneself upward or forward into the air
  • the outfielder leaped into the air to catch the ball before it went over the fence

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The first known use of leap was before the 12th century

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“Leap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leap. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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