Definitions

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  • v. Past participle of stride

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He should have followed Jesus's example, stridden into that cathedral in full archiepiscopal attire and commanded the renegade cleric and his lackeys to get out.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • He bowed with stiff formality and had stridden from the room before she could raise a hand to stop him.

    Slightly Married

  • Eden bowed and would have bidden her a good morning but she had stridden off toward the stairs without a word or a backward glance.

    Irresistible

  • He had already been deserted by his female relatives, Georgina having been invited by young Lewis Armitage to join a group about the pianoforte, and Lavinia having stridden off without a word of explanation to join Sophie.

    Irresistible

  • A feeling which had most definitely not been reciprocated, she realised as she recalled with clarity the forbidding set of his shoulders as he had stridden away.

    Consultant Care

  • Quick as lightning, the Wondersmith had stridden a few paces, and grasped the poor cripple, who was yet quivering with the departing thunder of his passion.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859

  • But Foster was a man not easily daunted by such things, and he had stridden on manfully, fully occupied by his own thoughts, till he reached the stile where the footpath to the ruins began.

    True to his Colours The Life that Wears Best

  • Roscoe Bent had thrown his chair back and without so much as excusing himself had stridden over to the bay window, where he stood holding the curtain aside and looking out.

    Tom Slade with the Colors

  • The larger quarter deck on to which Sir George Grey had stridden, much needed cleaning up.

    The Romance of a Pro-Consul

  • He should have risen and stridden on with his retainers the miles that remained.

    Cinderella in the South Twenty-Five South African Tales

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