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scamper

  

      vb   intr  
1    to run about playfully  
2    often foll by: through   to hurry quickly through (a place, task, book, etc.)  
      n  
3    the act of scampering  
     (C17: probably from scamp (vb); see scamp1)  
  scamperer      n  
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scamp   [2]  
      vb      a less common word for       skimp  
   scamper             n  


scamper         
      vb   intr  
1    to run about playfully  
2    often foll by: through   to hurry quickly through (a place, task, book, etc.)  
      n  
3    the act of scampering  
     (C17: probably from scamp (vb); see scamp1)  
  scamperer      n  

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scamper

  
  
beetle, dart, dash, fly, hasten, hie     (archaic)   hurry, romp, run, scoot, scurry, scuttle, sprint  

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scamperer, scamp, scalper, scape

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