Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of leap.

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Examples

  • Her name leaped to his lips before he could stop it.

    The God Hater

  • Herz was born at Besançon, in eastern France, in 1845, which made him forty-seven at the time his name leaped into print.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • The archer stood and pulled an arrow from her quiver, the spearwoman nimbly leaped from the box down onto the field, and one of the ladies got a look of concentration on her face that made him certain she was channeling.

    Trial of Seven

  • Living here in California, the tidbit that leaped from the article for me was this:

    The invisibles

  • Lars Vilks told The Associated Press a man leaped from the front row and head-butted him as he was delivering his lecture at Uppsala University, breaking Vilks 'glasses but leaving him uninjured.

    Muhammad cartoonist 'head-butted' during speech

  • Mayton, without hesitation, leaped from the aircraft and, with intense enemy fire hitting all around him, raced back and forth carrying the wounded and dead to the aircraft.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Petty Officer Waddell, without hesitation, leaped from the aircraft and, with intense enemy fire hitting all around him, raced back and forth carrying the wounded and dead to the aircraft.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Lon McFane leaped from the woodpile, countering him in midair.

    The Men of Forty Mile

  • Puffs of dust leaped from the earth close about the fleeing squirrel, showing the closeness of the misses.

    CHAPTER XXV

  • The man-bird leaped from the building, flapped his glossy new wings, and soared away — higher and higher, until he was scarcely a speck against the sun.

    FALL OR FLY • by K.C. Shaw

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