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Noun
A forceful jump or quick movement
“But with war came a quick leap from the frying pan into the fire.”
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A dramatic increase in price, amount, etc
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“No fewer than 196 national teams are competing for the right to play, a dramatic leap from the original 13.”
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A development or improvement
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A sudden movement in a specified direction
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Dodge, evade
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The process of change from one form to another
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A sudden quick movement
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A risky action undertaken with the hope of success
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A time or instance of carefree fun
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A light explosive sound
Verb
To jump or leap, to a great height, or with great force
“His solution has been to drop to all fours and force rushers to leap or trip over him.”
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Move quickly and suddenly
“The door swung open before he could reach it, and he was forced to leap back to avoid having his nose broken for the second time.”
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To move or react quickly
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“Sponsors were eagerly poised to leap forwards to support chess.”
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To accept (an opportunity) eagerly
“When the university approached Uncle Sam about the idea of an alumni center, he leaped at the opportunity.”
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To make a sudden rush to do something
“People should not leap to conclusions and blame the pilot.”
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(of a price, amount, etc.) To increase dramatically
“It expects sales to leap 175 per cent for 2004 compared with the year before.”
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Make a lunge
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Attack
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To make short up-and-down movements
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Plunge head first into water with one's arms raised over one's head
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To move up and down lightly and quickly in the air
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To refuse to give in to
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To achieve a victory over
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Make or cause to make a light explosive sound
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To leave or exit
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Lift, rise
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