II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

IV. MOTION

4. Motion with reference to direction

Leap.

[Antonyms: plunge.]

[Nouns] leap, jump, hop, spring, bound, vault, saltation.

dance, caper; curvet, caracole; gambade, gambado; capriole, demivolt; buck, buck jump; hop skip and jump; falcade.

kangaroo, jerboa; chamois, goat, frog, grasshopper, flea; buckjumper; wallaby.

[Verbs] leap; jump up, jump over the moon; hop, spring, bound, vault, ramp, cut capers, trip, skip, dance, caper; buck, buck jump; curvet, caracole; foot it, bob, bounce, flounce, start; frisk (amusement) [more]; jump about (agitation) [more]; trip it on the light fantastic toe, trip the light fantastic, dance oneself off one's legs, dance off one's shoes.

[Adjectives] leaping; saltatory, frisky.

[Adverbs] on the light fantastic toe.

[Phrases] di salto in salto.

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