Noun(1) a crosspiece between the legs of a chair(2) one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder
Verb(1) sound loudly and sonorously(2) ring or echo with sound(3) make (bells(4) get or try to get into communication (with someone(5) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle(6) attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
(1) That wouldn't buy them much time, Sydney knew, so she steeled herself and placed one foot on the first rung of the ladder.(2) Then I didn't have the strength to do anything but hook my arm through a rung and hold on while I sucked air and my lungs ached.(3) Grabbing the rung of the chair he pulled him over next to the wall.(4) He used the advantage of the adrenaline and the upper body strength he had to pull himself up one rung .(5) In a lucid moment Winston found that he was shouting with the others and kicking his heel violently against the rung of his chair.(6) I stepped out, swung around, grabbed the other side of the ladder and placed my foot on the proper rung .(7) He placed a foot on the first rung of the ladder on the side of the freighter and began to climb, hefting himself up onto the roof.(8) we must ensure that the unskilled do not get trapped on the bottom rung(9) The arrangement is designed to allow young couples to get a foot on the first rung of the housing ladder.(10) we must ensure that the low-skilled do not get trapped on the bottom rung(11) New research by the Bank of Scotland shows that first-time buyers north of the Border are still able to get their foot on the first rung of the housing ladder.(12) I reached down and pulled my binder up from the metal rungs on the underneath of my chair that held books.(13) He stood, his foot on the lower rungs of a ladder that led to the upper shelves, with his weight propped on his elevated knee.(14) Firms have reduced the total number of job descriptions, stripping rungs from the job ladders that were traditionally climbed by less-skilled workers.(15) Kitchen chairs or stools that have rungs are especially helpful, as it can be tiring for your daughter if her feet don't reach the floor.(16) Through shifting openings in the clouds of dust they could see that it was rungless in places, rickety, tottering.
(1) ring :: ring
(2) rung ladder :: sport leer
1. stave ::
2. spoke ::
3. surround ::
4. toll ::
5. resound ::
6. call ::
7. peal ::
8. environ ::
9. band ::
10. knell ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Why was the warning bell RUNG?
Vikings Season 1, Episode 2
Ambitious climbers don't want to
stop on the second highest RUNG.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 8
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