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verb as in run, dash


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Sauteur d’Alfort rabbits aren’t the only animal to adopt an odd scamper if there’s a mutation to this gene, known as RORB.

With faces painted and bandannas wrapped around their heads, pro-Morsi kids scamper around the Rabaa mosque sit-in.

The children scamper around the empty clinic lobby in tiaras, filling the place with laughter.

When fighting flares over Gaza, world leaders and pundits scamper to the same old and feeble solution: a ceasefire.

Still, they scamper after their generalissimo in the end, and meanwhile he is much too dignified to look back.

A great scamper ensued, as you may imagine, and then from each German trench burst out a heavy rifle fire.

Herds of deer scamper across its grassy slopes, and afford excellent stalking to the hospitable owner and his guests.

But how those astounded artillery men—those of them who could run at all—did scamper out of there.

There was a quick scamper of feet as Will stepped out, then silence!

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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scamper, such as: bolt, dart, hurry, romp, scoot, and scurry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.