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sprang

verb
variants: or sprung
past tense of spring

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1 to come into existence
  • when it comes to love and romance, hope springs eternally

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2 to propel oneself upward or forward into the air
  • the cat sprang and pounced on the mouse

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3 to set free (as from slavery or confinement)
  • had to spend a night in jail until their lawyer could come to spring them

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The first known use of sprang was in 1951

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“Sprang.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sprang. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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