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synonyms for prancing

  • gambol
  • sashay
  • strut
  • swagger
  • bound
  • caper
  • dance
  • flounce
  • frisk
  • jump
  • leap
  • mince
  • parade
  • romp
  • skip
  • spring
  • stalk
  • step
  • sweep
  • tread
  • foot it
  • hoof it

antonyms for prancing

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  • face
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How to use prancing in a sentence

The sleigh, with the horses prancing, swept on and did not even stop for its occupants to note the damage it had done.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Trotting, prancing, and snorting as they came down the lane, they settled down once they were in the stable lot.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Hobby horses gaily prancing, Bats and Bowls and Maypole dancing.
A HUMOROUS HISTORY OF ENGLANDC. HARRISON
Chub stopped prancing around the kitchen and came to a sudden halt.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
But before the ghost could speak again, a gorgeous witch came prancing up, carrying a broomstick wound with red ribbons.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
And the carriage, with the prancing grays, was left unoccupied, save by the coachman in the silver wig.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
She remembered so well the morning he rode off on his prancing horse, with the bands playing Dixie.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
One of them was amusing himself prancing around the place on a pair of child's stilts.
OVER THE FRONT IN AN AEROPLANE AND SCENES INSIDE THE FRENCH AND FLEMISH TRENCHESRALPH PULITZER
The prancing pony was quickly mastered by its rider, though it continued to shake its head in emphatic protest.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
The coach when it came turned out to be an empty nutshell and the five prancing steeds that were drawing it were five black mice.
MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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