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Definition to walk leisurely
  • The elderly couple likes to amble along the beach at sunset.
amble = to walk leisurely
  • Seven months earlier, on a frosty March afternoon, McCandless had ambled into the office at the Carthage grain elevator and announced that he was ready to go to work.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • ambled = walked in a slow, relaxed manner
  • We both laughed, ambling on towards the house.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • ambling = walking leisurely
  • ...he ambles acrost the road to the feller's car.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • ambles = walks leisurely
  • A toothless old man came ambling up to them,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • ambling = walking leisurely
  • I walked back to the door, stepping aside as Monica ambled past me, yawning widely.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • ambled = walked leisurely
  • For the next thirty minutes Walt and Billie walk quietly around the decrepit vehicle, amble down to the Sushana River, visit the nearby woods.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • amble = walk slowly
  • It ambled along the wall, stopped in the doorway, sat down, and began to dig at its fleas.
    Albert Camus  --  The Plague
  • He ambled the five blocks over to Flatbush Avenue and bought a fifth of Carstairs.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • Id like a few more words with Harry ...... Lockhart ambled out.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • You thought you had done very well out of it all, and could now just amble back and have a nice quiet time in the country.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • it Kinyani ambles toward me.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • You don' amble nice an' polite into Uncle Sam's embassy and blush an' tell some crazy story like that.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • As he ambled around the course, the barometer in the track secretary's office leaned toward rain.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • Satisfied that I was not a menace, he ambled off.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The ogre was dressed in an enormous black suit, and his craggy face was downcast as he ambled over to shake their hands.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • Nudge ran back to the water, and Iggy got up and ambled after her.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • "Okay, look you two," Ted announced as Dexter ambled up, "I said I'd get you here and I did.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Sir, your wit ambles well; it goes easily.
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing
  • Their creation of a Keats cybrid was a terrible amble.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion

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