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promenade
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

3 uses
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Definition
a public pathway for leisurely walking — especially one near the ocean

or:

walking leisurely — especially in a public place
  • Each clasping the other round the waist they promenaded over the dry bed of fir-needles, thrown into a vague intoxicating atmosphere at the consciousness of being together at last, with no living soul between them; ignoring that there was a corpse.
    7 — Fulfilment (62% in)
  • They soon reached the summit of the hill, and, evidently intending this point to be the limit of their promenade, slackened pace and turned all three aside to the gate whereat Tess had paused an hour before that time to reconnoitre the town before descending into it.
    5 — The Woman Pays (95% in)
  • This fashionable watering-place, with its eastern and its western stations, its piers, its groves of pines, its promenades, and its covered gardens, was, to Angel Clare, like a fairy place suddenly created by the stroke of a wand, and allowed to get a little dusty.
    7 — Fulfilment (28% in)

There are no more uses of "promenade" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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