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walk

1. n. something easy. (see also cakewalk, sleepwalk.) That game was a walk!
2. in. to walk out on someone; to quit a job. They had a big fight, and he walked.
3. in. to walk away from something unharmed. It couldn’t have been much of an accident. Both drivers walked.
4. in. to get out of prison; to get off from a criminal charge. (Underworld.) They thought they had Spike on a vice rap, but he walked.
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A crowd had gathered in front of the barn and before the crowd walked Wesley, prancing up and down boasting.
With hanging heads they walked away along the street under the trees.
They walked a few yards and Mildred knocked three times, sharply, at a door.
They walked together along the passage to the entrance hall, where they saw the fresh, freckled face of the Duke of Chester, who was bounding buoyantly along towards them.
So he walked forward to the tree, but just as he came under the first branches they bent down and twined around him, and the next minute he was raised from the ground and flung headlong among his fellow travelers.
He walked up to another tree, as he spoke, but its branches immediately seized him and tossed him back again.
Before this second looking over was begun, however, Emma walked into the hall for the sake of a few moments' free observation of the entrance and groundplot of the houseand was hardly there, when Jane Fairfax appeared, coming quickly in from the garden, and with a look of escape.
I might have walked about the foot of the tree for threescore years and ten, and yet I certainly should never have seen them.
She walked eagerly on as she spoke; and Elinor, to screen Marianne from particularity, as she felt almost certain of its not being Willoughby, quickened her pace and kept up with her.
She walked round and looked closely at that side of the orchard wall, but she only found what she had found before--that there was no door in it.
He recalls the time when Rosa and he walked here or there, mere children, full of the dignity of being engaged.
The lovers got up, with only a silent protest, and walked slowly away somewhere else.
I don't believe no Crocodile never walked along its own forehead
Then they walked on and left Chiss standing in the road sullen and disconsolate.
His friend looked after him, sympathizing and wondering, and, knocking the ashes out of his pipe, walked over to Herbert.