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wade

verb uk   /weɪd/ us  
[I usually + adv/prep, T] to walk through water with difficulty because of the pressure of the water against your legs: The river was full but we managed to wade across. We waded a shallow river.Movement on or through water [I] US for paddle verbSwimmingMovement on or through water
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