How to use leapt in a sentence
But he has somehow leapt to a higher plateau during the last few years—all the more amazing given his precarious health.
According to the sheriff, 18-year-old Levi Weaver begged the officer to shoot him, and then leapt at him.
Housing starts, which had been sandbagged by poor weather, leapt sharply.The U.S. Economy Had a Hiccup, Not a Heart Attack, This Year | Daniel Gross | May 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You had never heard of me until I leapt up here and introduced myself.
Conservatives, notably Rush Limbaugh, leapt on CBS today to complain that late night would now be an overtly left-wing roustabout.
Suddenly the spaniel leapt up with that feverish, spider-like activity of the toy species and began to bark.Dope | Sax Rohmer
Then, as the atmosphere of the room surged back, tense with vitality, her mind leapt forward in welcome.Uncanny Tales | Various
He leapt to his feet, his face convulsed as if at the horror of learning of a hitherto undreamt-of state of things.
Thus was he spared the look of utter loathing, of unconquerable, irrepressible disgust that leapt into her countenance.
He snatched up a lighted lantern that had been left in the doorway and leapt down the stairs and into the courtyard.
British Dictionary definitions for leapt
a past tense and past participle of leap
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