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To walk, or to walk in a particular way

walk

verb

to move forward by putting one foot in front of the other

wander

verb

to travel from place to place, especially on foot, without a particular direction or purpose

stroll

verb

to walk without hurrying, often for pleasure

stride

verb

to walk with energy and confidence

stray

verb

to move around without thinking

trek

verb

to walk somewhere slowly and with no enthusiasm, for example because you are tired

amble

verb

to walk in a slow relaxed way

saunter

verb

to walk in a slow and relaxed way

hike

verb

to go for a long walk in the countryside

step

verb

to move by putting one foot down in front of or behind the other

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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