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  • n  someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)

  • Baby's jockey gave him a fight talk; Superman's said a last-minute prayer; the nameless leaper's rested on his luck.
  • Author of this idea was unorthodox Physicist Felix Ehrenhaft, whom most of his colleagues consider a champion leaper-to-a-conclusion.
  • Relocated deserts will give rise to new animals capable of enduring for months without water, like the cameloid yet kangaroo-like desert leaper, able to store fat and other .
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    J.J. Watt — the greatest leaper ever? J.J. Watt is listed at 6-foot-5 and nearly 300 pounds. He is the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year after recording 20.5 sacks and tipping an NFL-record 16 passes.
    July 18, 2013 - MSN
Quotes

  • Chris Bosh in USA Today
    Tyrus Thomas is a great leaper. He got a piece of it and I just came up and got the rebound,Bosh said. "I was talking to TJ a couple of days ago and we were talking about game-winning free throws. He asked me if I think about it and I...
  • Pau Gasol in Forbes
    You're not going to block eight shots every night, no matter how good of a shot-blocker and leaper you are,Gasol said. "I'm not the best leaper in this league. I just try to read the defense the best way I can."
  • Roy Williams in The Devils Den.com (subscription)
    He'sa little different because he's not the greatest leaper,Williams said of Hill. "I'm not trying to say that as a negative for him, but he depends on timing more than anything. He's more of a cerebral [player]. He watches the guys and at...

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