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 for amble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amble \Am"ble\, n.
     1. A peculiar gait of a horse, in which both legs on the same
        side are moved at the same time, alternating with the legs
        on the other side. "A fine easy amble." --B. Jonson.
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     2. A movement like the amble of a horse.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Amble \Am"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Ambled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Ambling.] [F. ambler to amble, fr. L. ambulare to walk, in
     LL., to amble, perh. fr. amb-, ambi-, and a root meaning to
     go: cf. Gr. ? to go, E. base. Cf. Ambulate.]
     1. To go at the easy gait called an amble; -- applied to the
        horse or to its rider.
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     2. To move somewhat like an ambling horse; to go easily or
        without hard shocks.
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              The skipping king, he ambled up and down. --Shak.
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              Sir, your wit ambles well; it goes easily. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  amble
      n 1: a leisurely walk (usually in some public place) [syn:
           amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation]
      v 1: walk leisurely [syn: amble, mosey]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  135 Moby Thesaurus words for "amble":
     airing, barge, bowl along, bundle, canter, caracole, claudicate,
     clump, constitutional, crawl, creep, curvet, dally, dillydally,
     dogtrot, drag, drag along, drag out, drift, droop, flounce, foot,
     footslog, forced march, frisk, gait, gallop, go dead slow,
     go on horseback, go slow, hack, halt, hike, hippety-hop, hitch,
     hobble, hop, idle, inch, inch along, jaunt, jog, jog-trot, jolt,
     jump, laze, limp, linger, lock step, loiter, lope, lumber, lunge,
     lurch, march, mince, mincing steps, mope, mosey, mount, muck, mush,
     pace, paddle, parade, peg, peripatetic journey, peripateticism,
     piaffe, piaffer, plod, poke, poke along, prance, promenade, rack,
     ramble, ride bareback, ride hard, roll, sashay, saunter, schlep,
     scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, shuffle along, sidle,
     single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slowness, stagger,
     stagger along, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, straddle, straggle,
     stretch, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stump, swagger,
     swing, take horse, tittup, toddle, toddle along, totter,
     totter along, traipse, tramp, tread, trip, trot, trudge, turn,
     velocity, waddle, walk, walking tour, wamble, wiggle, wobble, worm,
     worm along
  
  

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