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Skitter   Listen
Skitter  v. i.  To pass or glide lightly or with quick touches at intervals; to skip; to skim. "Some kinds of ducks in lighting strike the water with their tails first, and skitter along the surface for a feet before settling down."

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Skitter" Quotes from Famous Books

... to the lever and moved it back two notches, standing open-mouthed at the immediate result. The cream-and-brown streaks were making a picture! Moving another notch down caused the picture to skitter back and forth on the screen. With memories of TV tuning to guide him, Ross brought the other lever down to a matching position, and the dim and shadowy images leaped into clear and complete focus. But the color was still brown, not the black and ...
— The Time Traders • Andre Norton

Words linked to "Skitter" :   skip, crab, scamper, twitch, run, scurry, throw, skim, scuttle

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