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See definition of skimming on Dictionary.com
  • as incorruption
  • as inembezzlement
  • as ingraft
  • as invillainousness

synonyms for skimming

  • bribery
  • crime
  • exploitation
  • extortion
  • fraud
  • graft
  • malfeasance
  • nepotism
  • crookedness
  • demoralization
  • jobbery
  • misrepresentation
  • payoff
  • payola
  • racket
  • shadiness
  • shuffle
  • squeeze
  • unscrupulousness
  • venality
  • breach of trust
  • bribing
  • fiddling
  • fraudulency
  • on the take
  • profiteering
  • shady deal
See also synonyms for: skimmings

antonyms for skimming

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  • cleanliness
  • cleanness
  • decency
  • goodness
  • honesty
  • honor
  • kindness
  • pureness
  • purification
  • purity
  • sterility
  • truthfulness
  • wholesomeness
    • justice
    • virtue
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    How to use skimming in a sentence

    That fast skimming, she says, can become a habit associated with reading on-screen.
    WILL YOU LEARN BETTER FROM READING ON SCREEN OR ON PAPER?AVERY ELIZABETH HURTOCTOBER 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    Then they would send their snow-snakes skimming over the hard crust of snow.
    STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
    He could shoot his arrows to the sky, and could send his snow-snakes skimming far beyond the rest.
    STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
    But these people are wholly on wires; laying their ears down, skimming away, pausing as though shot, and presto!
    THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
    Bowden was alone, in an armchair by the little lamp, skimming a paper while waiting for Mrs. Garford to return from her bedroom.
    THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
    Again the yacht swung out into the river, gathering headway quickly and skimming along, heeling very gently.
    THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
    Shoeblossom was skimming through the pages with starting eyes, when suddenly his attention was taken from his book by a sound.
    THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
    A handy skimming spoon can be made very quickly of an ordinary spoon of any size desired.
    THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
    Just then the immense bird spread his wings and began skimming through the air with majestic grace.
    TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
    Sudden swallows swiftly skimming,Sunset's slowly spreading shade, Silvery songsters sweetly singing,Summer's soothing serenade.
    THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
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