Antonyms for skittering

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Then he came out sideways, a skittering sort of plunge, lazy and heavy.

Skittering images of her zipped through his mind, only to be shoved aside.

Then, too, the skittering may be that of some entirely different creature.

It was a tatterdemalion array that he had conjured into conclave with his skittering whoop along the hill-tops.

It was a shame that Devore kept him skittering round on little picayunish jobs—running errands, that was really what it was.

With a swish he is gone, and unless I hear the skittering of tiny feet a rod away I may not tell in what direction or how.

So the eye, skittering across the water, leaps promptly and cleanly to blue ranges by the Sound, a couple of miles away.

Pop made his way toward it in the skittering, skating gait one uses in one-sixth gravity.

The tiny life-raft dropped toward it, skittering nervously as it hit the thin atmosphere.

Before he could recover himself and renew his assault, the window of the cabin had gone up with a skittering slam.