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

  Hike \Hike\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hiked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Hiking.] [Cf. Hitch.]
     1. To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.
        [Dial. or Colloq.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. To raise with a quick movement.
        [PJC]
  
     3. To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single
        step. They hiked gasoline prices twenty cents in less than
        a week.
        [PJC]
  
     4. (Football) To pass (the ball) from the center to the
        quarterback at the start of the play; to snap (the
        ball).
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hiking
      n 1: a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a
           hike in her spare time" [syn: hike, hiking, tramp]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "hiking":
     addition, adjunct, aggrandizement, ambling, ambulation, ampliation,
     amplification, augmentation, backpacking, broadening, crescendo,
     deployment, dispersion, enlargement, expansion, extension,
     fanning out, flare, footing, footing it, footwork, going on foot,
     hitchhiking, hitching, hoofing, increase, legwork, lumbering,
     magnification, marching, pedestrianism, perambulation, raising,
     sauntering, splay, spread, spreading, staggering, strolling,
     thumbing, thumbing a ride, toddling, tottering, tramping, treading,
     trudging, upping, waddling, walking, widening
  
  

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