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 Meanings and Examples of LEAP
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leap
 n.  jump; hop; place jumped over or from
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  His lips traveled to her wrist and she knew he must feel the leap of her pulse as her heart quickened and she tried to draw back her hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
2  The dark sky became pink and then dull red, and suddenly above the trees, she saw a huge tongue of flame leap high to the heavens.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  Rhett made no reply but brought the tree limb down on the horse's back with a cruel force that made the animal leap forward.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  She looked disapprovingly at Scarlett, poised on the table top, her skirts above her knees, ready to leap to the floor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
5  "Soon's Ah kick dis black trash outer mah way," answered Mammy loudly, swinging the carpetbag at a black buck who loitered tantalizingly in front of her and making him leap aside.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  In the first leap of her anger she was about to ring and order the woman out; but an obscure impulse restrained her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
7  It WAS warm in the kitchen, which, when Nettie Struther's match had made a flame leap from the gas-jet above the table, revealed itself to Lily as extraordinarily small and almost miraculously clean.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
8  Most of the crumbs drop on the red plush of the seat, and the woman sighs and tries to brush them away, but they leap up impishly and fall back on the plush.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
9  She felt that she could run on all night, leap twenty feet at a stride.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  She waved to him as long as she could, and when he was lost she wanted to leap from the vestibule and run back to him.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
11  The schooner was run into the wind, and while the hands were clearing away the stern boat, Queequeg, stripped to the waist, darted from the side with a long living arc of a leap.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. Wheelbarrow.
12  The suddenness of the shock made the guns leap in their carriages, and several of the men were shaken out of their hammocks.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
13  To every pitch of the ship there was a pitch of the boiling oil, which seemed all eagerness to leap into their faces.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
14  While we were lying there against the warm bank, a little insect of the palest, frailest green hopped painfully out of the buffalo grass and tried to leap into a bunch of bluestem.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
15  The company takes up the choruses, and men and women cry out like all possessed; some leap to their feet and stamp upon the floor, lifting their glasses and pledging each other.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Progress toward democracy has to be made in steps, rather than a sudden leap.
2  Learn to creep before you leap.
3  Look before you leap; see before you go.
4  This discovery marks a quantum leap forward in the fight against cancer.
5  The press corps was primed to leap to the defense of the fired officials.
6  The dog made a leap over the fence.
7  If one sheep leap over the dyke, all the rest will follow.
8  One name seemed to leap off the page from the list of candidates.
9  There has been a quantum leap in the range of the wines sold in the UK.
10  These reforms are totally untested and will require a leap of faith on the part of teachers.
11  The quantum leap in writing technology came with the introduction of personal computers.
12  I looked into a certain corner near, half-expecting to see the slim outline of a once dreaded switch which used to lurk there, waiting to leap out imp-like and lace my quivering palm or shrinking neck.
13  Audiences cheered as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia made their audacious, death defying leap to freedom, escaping Darth Vader's troops.
14  "We equate this leap in engine technology as equivalent to the post-World War II jump from propeller driven aircraft to jet engines," Brink said.
15  The streets are scarcely wide enough for a carriage to pass, and the lanes are but a flea's leap across— a measurement that naturally occurs here.