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synonyms for skittered

  • bound
  • carom
  • flit
  • gambol
  • graze
  • lope
  • prance
  • ricochet
  • scamper
  • scoot
  • skim
  • tiptoe
  • bob
  • bolt
  • buck
  • canter
  • caper
  • cavort
  • dance
  • flee
  • fly
  • frisk
  • glance
  • hop
  • leap
  • run
  • skedaddle
  • spring
  • step
  • trip
  • hippety-hop
  • make off
  • skirr
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antonyms for skittered

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  • face
  • stand
  • stay
  • wait
  • walk
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How to use skittered in a sentence

You needn't tell me that Clarke or Mrs. Lambert got up and skittered around the room doing those things.
THE TYRANNY OF THE DARKHAMLIN GARLAND
Little Frank skittered about, planting with desultory action such pumpkin seeds as he did not eat.
A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
I skittered those fat worms on the surface, and dropped them down to the bottom.
DAYS IN THE OPENLATHAN A. CRANDALL
They skittered foolishly over the water, seeming to pay no attention to anything save the sheer joy of being alive.
THE SPELL OF THE WHITE STURGEONJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
The Uranian skittered across a hundred feet of water and walked out on the land.
THE WEALTH OF ECHINDULNOEL MILLER LOOMIS
Dane's mind skittered from it, as always, and then came back to it reluctantly.
DEAD RINGERLESTER DEL REY
They skittered across the floor, one of them slipping through the heating-grating.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
But as it skittered and bounced like a tumble weed down the trail, she suddenly changed her mind and darted after it again.
BEHIND THE GREEN DOORMILDRED A. WIRT
Molten drops of radioactive lava skittered across the durilium hull as Kennon advanced the power.
THE LANI PEOPLEJ. F. BONE
Giant lobsters skittered over the walls and through the holes.
DOWN AND OUT IN THE MAGIC KINGDOMCORY DOCTOROW
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