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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of freewheel.


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  • They freewheeled down the last of the hill, a bump, the engine caught and they motored into the village.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • Her mind freewheeled backward through the chaos and hell that had been the night before.


  • If only one of these freestylin freaks would break the cycle and attempt to practice one of the three tricks the scene has perfected on a freewheeled bike with fatter tires, there would be no turning back, like when I discovered basketball is alot easier when you use an actual basketball instead of a football, all of a sudden we were dribbling, like who knew?

    Palpitation: Who's Using What How?

  • At least this time I was able to inspect the bike more closely to confirm that it was indeed freewheeled and as brakeless as I was cameraless.

    Leaving The Irony On: So Much for Sincerity

  • He reached the crest and freewheeled wildly down the other side.


  • They freewheeled homewards in the twilight, dismounting briefly when they came to Udimore and again as they approached close to Lamb House.

    The Master

  • Duncan's teeth rattled as the hard racing tyres bounced un forgivingly on the much-repaired tarmac of his own back street, and he cocked a leg over the saddle as he freewheeled to rest, front wheel against the broken gate.

    Some by Fire

  • His therapist begged him to walk, but he did it running and, to celebrate, freewheeled downhill into Builth Wells (pop. approx 2,000) and a rousing civic reception.

    The Guardian World News

  • I freewheeled down to the finish area in La Mongie scarcely believing that I had done it - news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Big man must be getting mighty sick of having himself freewheeled out of retirement to provide guidance to the faithful.


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