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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverb- In a headlong dash.

Usage examples (25)
  • Adverb : to ride tantivy
  • He was of a nature to ride tantivy into anything that promised excitement or adventure.
  • Rather than face death and the death-fear, in an attempt to flee the unfleeable he had thrown every other consideration to the winds, and ridden tantivy into the unknown.
  • Ten minutes later, everyone was back in their seats and Tom, who had purloined the horn from the long basket attached to the side of the guard's seat, blew a tantivy... for more
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