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

  Stride \Stride\, v. t. [imp. Strode(Obs. Strid); p. p.
     Stridden(Obs. Strid); p. pr. & vb. n. Striding.] [AS.
     str[imac]dan to stride, to strive; akin to LG. striden,
     OFries. str[imac]da to strive, D. strijden to strive, to
     contend, G. streiten, OHG. str[imac]tan; of uncertain origin.
     Cf. Straddle.]
     1. To walk with long steps, especially in a measured or
        pompous manner.
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              Mars in the middle of the shining shield
              Is graved, and strides along the liquid field.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To stand with the legs wide apart; to straddle.
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