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The horses are splendid animals; with dilated nostrils, and necks proudly arched, they seem to prance to the music of the flutes.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
They had not been out of the stable for several days and were inclined to dance and prance.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
The forge was mute, the fire extinguished, the prance of horses and the bustle of men in a moment ceased.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
Here the newcomer flourished clinched fists and began to prance.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
The newcomer continued to prance alarmingly and to wield his arms as if against an invisible opponent.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
But Don liked to dance and prance along before a crowd, a habit that he had acquired with the motion pictures.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
The horses were frightened by the splash and began to prance, and the son ran to their heads, beside himself with fear.
THE SQUIRREL-CAGEDOROTHY CANFIELD
Can't even walk decently in line, and prance about for all the world like a monkey tied to a barrel piano!
THE LEADER OF THE LOWER SCHOOLANGELA BRAZIL
He gave no heed to her words, taunting her, and making the animal prance up and prove its spirit.
THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The green grass sprang up on the mounds, the animals rejoiced and began even to prance in their new-found vigor.
CHRISTOPHER CARSONJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRANCE

  • be ostentatious
  • be vain
  • flaunt it
  • hotdog
  • parade
  • play to the crowd
  • prance
  • put on airs
  • show off
  • showboat
  • strut
  • swagger
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