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Word: amble

Definition: walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly


Sentences Containing 'amble'

Druridge Bay is a long coastal bay in Northumberland, England, stretching from Amble in the north to Cresswell in the south.
In the Middle Ages, the ancestral Breton horse was sought by military leaders, partly because of its comfortable gait, which was said to be partway between a brisk trot and an amble.
The first is an uneven gait called a "Pig's Pace" or "Piggy-pace" that is closer to a two-beat pace than a four-beat amble.
The OBU's anti-capitalist policy was evident by its constitution's pre-amble: By late 1919 the OBU's membership was 40,000 to 70,000.

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