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synonyms for scampering

  • bolt
  • dart
  • hurry
  • romp
  • scoot
  • scurry
  • scuttle
  • skip
  • sprint
  • trot
  • zip
  • flee
  • fly
  • hasten
  • hie
  • race
  • shoot
  • skedaddle
  • speed
  • tear
  • whip
  • light out
  • make off
  • rush off
  • speed away

antonyms for scampering

MOST RELEVANT
  • dawdle
  • slow
  • wait
  • walk
  • face
  • stay
  • stroll
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How to use scampering in a sentence

He sailed in circles, while his evil eye looked down at the frightened, scampering White Wyandottes.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
There, behind the sleigh, running and leaping and paddling and waddling and frisking and scampering came a strange procession.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
There was a laughable cuddling down and scampering for the coal-bunkers, the engine-room, and between decks.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
As they watched the carriage and the scampering steeds, the children shouted and clapped their hands.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
With her scampering son, she crossed the field, going toward the lake, the morning after the expected visit from Lewson.
A YANKEE FROM THE WESTOPIE READ
If we had been, those creatures would be scampering off already.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
"I don't care; I'm going to hunt him up," she cried, jumping up and scampering off.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
I hurried to the window, and beheld him scampering across the street, as though the foul fiend were at his heels.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
Where was now that light, reckless crowd, so indefatigable in the scampering pursuit of pleasure?
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
To acquire this habit from a scampering ancestor, certain morphological modifications were necessary.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
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