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amble
used in Arrowsmith

8 uses
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Definition
to walk leisurely or slowly
  • Up ambled Fatty Pfaff, just arrived.
    Chapter 7 (23% in)
  • They did not acknowledge, as they ambled back into Mohalis, that the incident had occurred, but there was softness in their voices and without impatience now she heard his denunciation of Professor Robertshaw as a phonograph, and he listened to her remarks on the shallowness and vulgarity of Dr. Norman Brumfit, that sprightly English instructor.
    Chapter 3 (55% in)
  • He ambled to the front porch.
    Chapter 14 (79% in)
  • V. In the hot night desultory students wandered up to the door of the lecture-hall, scanned the modest Sondelius poster, and ambled away.
    Chapter 17 (63% in)
  • V. For once Gottlieb did not amble into his laboratory but curtly summoned him.
    Chapter 27 (40% in)
  • Gottlieb ambled toward him.
    Chapter 29 (79% in)
  • The morning after, when Martin ambled to his laboratory, he discovered a gasping, a muttering, a shaking in the corridors, and incredulously he heard: "Tubbs has resigned!"
    Chapter 30 (21% in)
  • When he saw it, Martin felt more easy, and he ambled up to the broad steps, at nine of the evening, as though he were dropping in to call on a neighbor in Wheatsylvania.
    Chapter 34 (13% in)

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