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synonyms for flounce

  • fling
  • jerk
  • mince
  • prance
  • sashay
  • stamp
  • storm
  • strut
  • spring
  • toss
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How to use flounce in a sentence

In order to cut snow, neve or ice to pile on the flounce, a pick and spade had to be included in the sledging equip meet.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
In front of these sliding-doors is a long high backed sofa, completely covered in chintz, the flounce of which touches the floor.
THE BRASS BOTTLEF. ANSTEY
The stone fell with a flounce, but no Wildeve appeared on the other side, as on a previous occasion there.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
Helen didn't remember about skirts except that Mrs. Van Dorn's light silk had a beautiful black lace flounce.
HELEN GRANT'S SCHOOLDAYSAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
Just go in and get one of those embroidery flounce models for Mrs. McChesney.
ROAST BEEF, MEDIUMEDNA FERBER
Never had Miss Georgina seemed so like a man-of-war's man in a flounce.
THE GHOSTS OF THEIR ANCESTORSWEYMER JAY MILLS
She captured them, then, with a final saucy flounce of her skirt, made her smiling exit.
THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
There was an old butler at the President's door, and a coloured maid hovered near to help with scarf or flounce if needed.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
"And tear the flounce like this," replied Amy, laughing, and knocking at Mrs. Linchmore's door.
IT MAY BE TRUE VOLUME 1 OF 3MRS. WOOD
A flounce of the singer's dress touched the footlights, and the flame began to creep upwards like a snake of fire.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
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