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leaping

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

passing from one topic to another
  • we had trouble following the lecturer's leaping look at archaeological discoveries around the world

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leaping

verb
present participle of leap

Synonyms of leaping (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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“Leaping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leaping. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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