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amble

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Noun, Verb (intransitive)
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am=ble

CIDE DICTIONARY

amblev. i. [F. ambler to amble, fr. L. ambulare to walk, in LL., to amble, perh. fr. amb-, ambi-, and a root meaning to go: cf. Gr. to go, E. base. Cf. Ambulate.].
  •  To go at the easy gait called an amble; -- applied to the horse or to its rider.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To move somewhat like an ambling horse; to go easily or without hard shocks.  [1913 Webster]
    "The skipping king, he ambled up and down."  [1913 Webster]
    "Sir, your wit ambles well; it goes easily."  [1913 Webster]
amblen. 
  •  A peculiar gait of a horse, in which both legs on the same side are moved at the same time, alternating with the legs on the other side.  B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A movement like the amble of a horse.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amble, v. & n.
--v.intr.
1 move at an easy pace, in a way suggesting an ambling horse.
2 (of a horse etc.) move by lifting the two feet on one side together.
3 ride an ambling horse; ride at an easy pace.
--n. an easy pace; the gait of an ambling horse.

Etymology
ME f. OF ambler f. L ambulare walk

THESAURUS

amble

airing, barge, bowl along, bundle, canter, caracole, claudicate, clump, constitutional, crawl, creep, curvet, dally, dillydally, dogtrot, drag, drag along, drag out, drift, droop, flounce, foot, footslog, forced march, frisk, gait, gallop, go dead slow, go on horseback, go slow, hack, halt, hike, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, idle, inch, inch along, jaunt, jog, jog-trot, jolt, jump, laze, limp, linger, lock step, loiter, lope, lumber, lunge, lurch, march, mince, mincing steps, mope, mosey, mount, muck, mush, pace, paddle, parade, peg, peripatetic journey, peripateticism, piaffe, piaffer, plod, poke, poke along, prance, promenade, rack, ramble, ride bareback, ride hard, roll, sashay, saunter, schlep, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, shuffle along, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slowness, stagger, stagger along, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stretch, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stump, swagger, swing, take horse, tittup, toddle, toddle along, totter, totter along, traipse, tramp, tread, trip, trot, trudge, turn, velocity, waddle, walk, walking tour, wamble, wiggle, wobble, worm, worm along

ROGET THESAURUS

amble

Journey

VB travel, journey, course, take a journey, go a journey, take a walk, go out for walk, have a run, take the air, flit, take wing, migrate, emigrate, trek, rove, prowl, roam, range, patrol, pace up and down, traverse, scour the country, traverse the country, peragrate, circumambulate, perambulate, nomadize, wander, ramble, stroll, saunter, hover, go one's rounds, straggle, gad, gad about, expatiate, walk, march, step, tread, pace, plod, wend, go by shank's mare, promenade, trudge, tramp, stalk, stride, straddle, strut, foot it, hoof it, stump, bundle, bowl along, toddle, paddle, tread a path, take horse, ride, drive, trot, amble, canter, prance, fisk, frisk, caracoler, caracole, gallop, embark, board, set out, hit the road, get going, get underway, peg on, jog on, wag on, shuffle on, stir one's stumps, bend one's steps, bend one's course, make one's way, find one's way, wend one's way, pick one's way, pick one's way, thread one's way, plow one's way, slide, glide, coast, skim, skate, march in procession, file on, defile, go to, repair to, resort to, hie to, betake oneself to.

Velocity

VB move quickly, trip, fisk, speed, hie, hasten, post, spank, scuttle, scud, scuddle, scour, scour the plain, scamper, run like mad, beat it, fly, race, run a race, cut away, shot, tear, whisk, zoom, swoosh, sweep, skim, brush, cut along, bowl along, barrel along, barrel, scorch, burn up the track, rush, dash on, dash off, dash forward, bolt, trot, gallop, amble, troll, bound, flit, spring, dart, boom, march in quick time, march in double time, ride hard, get over the ground, hurry, accelerate, put on, quicken, quicken one's pace, mend one's pace, clap spurs to one's horse, make haste, make rapid strides, make forced marches, make the best of one's way, put one's best leg foremost, stir one's stumps, wing one's way, set off at a score, carry sail, crowd sail, go off like a shot, go like a shot, go ahead, gain ground, outstrip the wind, fly on the wings of the wind, keep up with, keep pace with, outstrip, outmarch.


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