Thesaurus / skip
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Well, though they do muster strong, we may make Edward's party skip for all that; if we have but justice on our side.
THE BATTLE OF HEXHAM;GEORGE COLMAN
Nobody could read it twice, of 276 course; and the first time even it was necessary to skip.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Now and then a gun was fired at the Indians, forcing them to skip nimbly behind the trees.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
It is probable that the word was the same in both passages,though whether skip or slip I have no means of determining.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
Let him skip, if, like myself, he is weary; for the substance of the story is elsewhere given.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. VII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
I'll try to get the skip out as soon as possible, and you can trust me to stop more logs getting away, for my own sake.
A chain and hook hung from the latter, and they were fishing for the skip that was lost when the log broke the rope.
The eddies made a revolving slack along the bank, but near the skip joined the main current in its downstream rush.
The skip that crossed the river was loaded, and Charnock and Festing were forced to wait until it came back.
"There's no houses here so I dare skip," she panted gleefully.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
WORDS RELATED TO SKIP
- beat it
- clear out
- cut and run
- dog it
- go like lightning
- leg it
- light out
- make a break
- make off
- make tracks
- take flight
- take off
- tear out
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