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verb as in run, dash

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During our lengthy chat, Cal can be heard scampering around and giggling in the background.

Schiff, for instance, conjures a scene with the young Cleopatra “scampering down the colonnaded walkways of the palace.”

At one point, the pair burst from the camp and fled, scampering barefoot over rocky, cactus-spotted terrain.

Unsurprisingly, his first job entailed scampering around the Dreamland Fun Fairground at the seaside town of Margate.

He sailed in circles, while his evil eye looked down at the frightened, scampering White Wyandottes.

There, behind the sleigh, running and leaping and paddling and waddling and frisking and scampering came a strange procession.

There was a laughable cuddling down and scampering for the coal-bunkers, the engine-room, and between decks.

As they watched the carriage and the scampering steeds, the children shouted and clapped their hands.

With her scampering son, she crossed the field, going toward the lake, the morning after the expected visit from Lewson.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scampering, such as: scuttle, zip, romp, skip, scurry, and dart.

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