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To jump or leap, to a great height, or with great force
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“He would then run across the toolbox and leap into the air like a flying squirrel with his arms held wide open.”
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(leap over) To jump or leap over something, such as an obstacle
“The third, younger and smaller, couldn't leap over the fence. Instead, it ran along the perimeter.”
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To move or react quickly or suddenly
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“You will quickly realize that people may be somewhat tempted by the carrot, but will leap into action to avoid the stick.”
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To arrive at hastily, especially a decision
“The shrewd insight, the fertile hunch, or the sudden leap to a decision can be the most valuable coin of the executive at work.”
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To accept (an opportunity) eagerly
“While I'm on the topic, let me leap at the opportunity to discredit a flawed piece of advice many people get at some point in their writing lives.”
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To increase, especially suddenly or dramatically
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“We expect sales to leap significantly this year compared to the year prior.”
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Attack
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To make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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To move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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To move about or around quickly and randomly
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To jump or dive quickly and energetically
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To leave or exit
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Noun
A forceful jump or quick movement
“Haaland celebrated his fifth league goal of the season with a leap into the air.”
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A dramatic or sudden increase in the level, amount or degree of something
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“The supply situation in itself does not seem to provide sufficient rationale for the leap in gas prices.”
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A risky attempt or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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A development or improvement
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An act of jumping down from a surface
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Dodge, evade
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The process of change from one form to another
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An act of running somewhere suddenly and rapidly
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