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Definition of "bestriding" [bestriding]

  • Present participle of bestride. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bestriding" in a sentence
  • "Gilad Sharon has his colossus of a father bestriding a stage on which he is the only major actor; as we follow him through his life—the hard-working farm boy, the dashing warrior, the brilliant general, the far-seeing statesman—the rest of the world exists mainly in order to be divided into those who appreciated his worth and those who didn't."
  • "And Selpa scolded me to sleep, and in the morning woke me with her chatter, ever declaiming against my madness, ever pronouncing her claim upon me and the claims of our children, till in the end I grew weary, and forsook my far vision, and said never again would I dream of bestriding the wild horse to fly swift as its feet and the wind across the sands and the grass lands."
  • "In her eyes I saw the eyes of Igar when I was Ushu the archer, the eyes of Arunga when I was the rice-harvester, the eyes of Selpa when I dreamed of bestriding the stallion, the eyes of"