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synonyms for scutter

  • bustle
  • dart
  • dash
  • hurry
  • rip
  • scamper
  • scoot
  • scuttle
  • sprint
  • whisk
  • zip
  • barrel
  • dust
  • fly
  • hasten
  • race
  • run
  • rush
  • scud
  • shoot
  • skim
  • tear
  • whirl
  • hop along
  • step along
See also synonyms for: scuttered / scuttering / scutters
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antonyms for scutter

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  • slow
  • walk
  • dawdle
  • loaf
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How to use scutter in a sentence

Things boom overhead like bitterns, or scutter alongside like hares, or arise dripping and hissing from below like otters.
SEA WARFARERUDYARD KIPLING
From the door he watched the man scutter down the long, long corridor out of sight.
ZERO DATACHARLES SAPHRO
Immediately there was a yell—a scutter—a run—a positive tumult.
SHIRLEYCHARLOTTE BRONT
But every boy, even the valiant Johnny Trumbull, was gone in a mad scutter.
THE COPY-CAT AND OTHER STORIESMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Tod saw a young hare scutter across the grass, and rushed after it, full chase.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
We saw him scutter along under the seats, and then we saw him come out away down the side of the tent and scoot.
SWATTYELLIS PARKER BUTLER
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WORDS RELATED TO SCUTTER

  • barreled
  • bustled
  • darted
  • dashed
  • dusted
  • flew
  • hastened
  • hop along
  • hurried
  • raced
  • ran
  • ripped
  • rushed
  • scampered
  • scooted
  • scudded
  • scuttered
  • scuttled
  • shot
  • skimmed
  • sprinted
  • step along
  • tore
  • whirled
  • whisked
  • zipped
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