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synonyms for scuttered

  • 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
  • scutter
  • step along
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antonyms for scuttered

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

A rabbit dashed out of the cave and scuttered away along the cliff base.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
The baby sea elephants scuttered out of his way and as he came running back he spilt half the contents of the tin.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
The train had scuttered across many a mile while he meditated the answer to the latest riddle.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
The rattlesnakes did not bite; the tarantulas scuttered away; the scorpions were no worse than wasps.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
They could not find anything, but once they heard a door bang and somebody scuttered downstairs.
THE TALE OF SAMUEL WHISKERSBEATRIX POTTER
A cock pheasant scuttered through the dry leaves and exploded almost under their feet.
ACTIONS AND REACTIONSRUDYARD KIPLING
Now and again a bullet scuttered along the ground to right or left and threw up ominous pinches of dust.
THE SUNSET TRAILALFRED HENRY LEWIS
The fowls, scared by Derville's approach, scuttered away screaming, and the watch-dog barked.
COLONEL CHABERTHONORE DE BALZAC
There was a loud scratch as a hundred feet scuttered backward.
NIGHTS IN LONDONTHOMAS BURKE
I gasped and ducked, and a hen who stood too near scuttered off with low duckings of indignation.
THE JONATHAN PAPERSELISABETH WOODBRIDGE MORRIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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