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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.”
Noun
A dramatic increase in price, amount, etc
“No fewer than 196 national teams are competing for the right to play in Japan and Korea; a dramatic leap from the original 13.”
Verb
Jump or spring a long way, 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.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
To move or react quickly
“Sponsors were eagerly poised to leap forwards to support chess.”
Verb
To jump
“When the university approached Uncle Sam about the idea of an alumni center, he leaped at the opportunity.”
Verb
To jump
“People should not leap to conclusions and blame the pilot.”
Verb
“It expects sales to leap 175 per cent for 2004 compared with the year before.”
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