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Present participle for to walk or proceed on foot
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“My bare feet tread lightly on the dirt floor, sweat already beginning to bead on my brow.”
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Present participle for to crush or press down with the feet
“Hither came Conan to tread the jeweled thrones of earth under his sandaled feet.”
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(figuratively) Present participle for to oppress or repress others in some way
“There are moments in our relationships with other people, more often than we realize, when we may tread on their dreams.”
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Present participle for to compress, crush or squeeze something, altering its shape in the process
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Present participle for to move or proceed across, over, or through
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Tiptoeing or sneaking
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Present participle for to walk in an exaggerated or showy manner
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Act of removing grain or seeds from hulls or husks
“After leaving college, Pegg headed to Bristol University with notions of treading the boards.”
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