Definitions

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  • adjective sound of quiet gentle steps

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Examples

  • So it was, exercising faculties that were no longer necessary, but that were still alive in him and clamorous for exercise, he followed the long-since passed wood-rat with all the soft-footed crouching craft of the meat-pursuer and with utmost fineness of reading the scent.

    CHAPTER XXIII

  • Then he stole across the tiny meadow, pausing once and again to listen, and faded away out of the cãnon like a wraith, soft-footed and without sound.

    All Gold Cañon

  • Then he stole across the tiny meadow, pausing once and again to listen, and faded away out of the cãnon like a wraith, soft-footed and without sound.

    All Gold Canon

  • He soft-footed across the corridor, Serri at his back.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • He soft-footed across the corridor, Serri at his back.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • He soft-footed across the corridor, Serri at his back.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • She left him standing in the hall and followed the soft-footed, smiling Letje up the stairs; at least she was going to see something of the house.

    Politics 101

  • Not to forget the cynism which comes along soft-footed and of course the black humor.

    Today in Fantasy: November 25, 2009

  • Not to forget the cynism which comes along soft-footed and of course the black humor.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Sadly, I still sit alone watching my hockey and “only” with a bottle of foot cream can I share my excitement with my book reading and now soft-footed wife.

    Hockey Nights in Canada « Reading Copy

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