from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. A past tense and a past participle of leap.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of leap.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An occasional preterit and past participle of leap.
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I was shocked and felt like I had leapt from a plane without a parachute.
The fire had leapt from the porch to the corner of the house.
One thing I like about the show is the eclectic group of characters who talk just like they leapt from the pages of an Elmore Leonard book.
The way Jin leapt around in time he may have missed some significant incidents.
Another woman is believed to have grabbed a knife and stabbed the man before she, along with other family members, leapt from the balcony.
Armed men and paper-thin androids leapt from the ships to the top of the tower.
We are then asked to believe that each prisoner, even as he was choking on those rags, climbed up on his washbasin, slipped his head through the noose, tightened it, and leapt from the washbasin to hang until he asphyxiated.
Cult hero, curmudgeon and cartooned memoirist, Harvey Pekar leapt from the pages of his decades-running comic book "American Splendor" to the big screen in this 2003 adaptation of his work, which recounted the travails of jazz-loving clerk at a Veteran's Administration hospital in Cleveland.
One of them had leapt from the trunk of the fallen tree to the top of the cache.
And a Jewish man who has leapt from a train bound for a death camp learns to do whatever he must to survive.