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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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You can be good in the Broad Walk all the time, but not at the Round Pond, and the reason is that you forget, and, when you remember, you are so wet that you may as well be wetter.
Then as you walk round, pulling her, you see little men running about her deck, and sails rise magically and catch the breeze, and you put in on dirty nights at snug harbours which are unknown to the lordly yachts.
By a merciful miracle he was out taking his walk when the newspaper men began to infest the place to-day, but that might not happen another time.
Some are gone to the ponds, and some to the lime walk.
Certainly, if you wish it;but you are not going to walk to Highbury alone?
The outline which would bound my walks would be, not a circle, but a parabola, or rather like one of those cometary orbits which have been thought to be non-returning curves, in this case opening westward, in which my house occupies the place of the sun.
When sometimes I am reminded that the mechanics and shopkeepers stay in their shops not only all the forenoon, but all the afternoon too, sitting with crossed legs, so many of them--as if the legs were made to sit upon, and not to stand or walk upon--I think that they deserve some credit for not having all committed suicide long ago.
He sings, in a low voice and with delicate expression, as he walks along.
I shall walk that ridgepole, Diana, or perish in the attempt.
George felt so utterly lonely and dejected that he wanted to weep but pride made him walk rapidly along, swinging his arms.
She ran up the walk to the green door she had entered the first morning.
As none of the before-mentioned ladies and gentlemen ever noticed me, it was disagreeable to walk beside them, as if listening to what they said, or wishing to be thought one of them, while they talked over me, or across; and if their eyes, in speaking, chanced to fall on me, it seemed as if they looked on vacancy--as if they either did not see me, or were very desirous to make it appear so.
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
I heerd it say 'Why shouldn't I walk on my own forehead?
Suddenly he became aware that he had been looking at that tree a long time--at least for five minutes--and it had remained in the same position, although the boy had continued to walk steadily on.