*: Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
*: The breadth of every single step or stair should be never less than one foot.
: ux|en|He improved step by step, or by steps.
: ux|en|The first step is to find a job.
: ux|en|The driver must have a clear view of the step in order to prevent accidents.
: ux|en|One step is generally about three feet, but may be more or less.
*: To derive two or three general principles of motion from phenomena, and afterwards to tell us how the properties and actions of all corporeal things follow from those manifest principles, would be a very great step in philosophy.
: ux|en|It is but a step.
: ux|en|The approach of a man is often known by his step.
*: Warwick passed through one of the wide brick arches and traversed the building with a leisurely step.
*: The reputation of a man depends on the first steps he makes in the world.
*: Beware of desperate steps. The darkest day, Live till to-morrow, will have passed away.
*: I have lately taken steps...to relieve the old gentlemans distresses.
*: Conduct my steps to find the fatal tree.
: Usage note: The word [[tone]] is often used as the name of this interval; but there is evident incongruity in using tone for indicating the interval between tones. As the word scale is derived from the Italian [[scala]], a ladder, the intervals may well be called steps.
: rfquotek|William Kingdon Clifford
: ux|en|to step to one of the neighbors
*: We put everything straight, stepped the long-boats mast for our skipper, who was in charge of her, and I was not sorry to sit down for a moment.