leap 1 of 2

as in jump
an act of leaping into the air the horse cleared the hurdle with a tremendous leap

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2 of 2


as in to jump
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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“Leap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leap. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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