Synonyms of stridden
Definition of stridden
cross (an obstacle) with one long step.
So, party aides are now striding over the political terrain with a divining rod, trying to find the clear blue water which once separated the two parties back in the days when the party was at its peak popularity.
walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction.
I turned to find Mrs. Abernathy striding down the steps toward us, looking and sounding harassed and more than a little stressed.