move+nimbly

  • 1dance — dancingly, adv. /dans, dahns/, v., danced, dancing, n. v.i. 1. to move one s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompaniment of music. 2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or… …

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  • 2waltz — /wɔls / (say wawls), /wɒls / (say wols), /wɔlts/ (say wawlts), /wɒlts/ (say wolts) noun 1. a ballroom dance in moderately fast triple time, in which the dancers move in a series of circles, taking one step to each beat. 2. a slower dance, also in …

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  • 3Brush — Brush, v. i. To move nimbly in haste; to move so lightly as scarcely to be perceived; as, to brush by. [1913 Webster] Snatching his hat, he brushed off like the wind. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4Dance — (d[.a]ns), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Danced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dancing}.] [F. danser, fr. OHG. dans[=o]n to draw; akin to dinsan to draw, Goth. apinsan, and prob. from the same root (meaning to stretch) as E. thin. See {Thin}.] 1. To move with… …

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  • 5Danced — Dance Dance (d[.a]ns), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Danced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dancing}.] [F. danser, fr. OHG. dans[=o]n to draw; akin to dinsan to draw, Goth. apinsan, and prob. from the same root (meaning to stretch) as E. thin. See {Thin}.] 1. To move… …

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  • 6Dancing — Dance Dance (d[.a]ns), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Danced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dancing}.] [F. danser, fr. OHG. dans[=o]n to draw; akin to dinsan to draw, Goth. apinsan, and prob. from the same root (meaning to stretch) as E. thin. See {Thin}.] 1. To move… …

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  • 7To dance on a rope — Dance Dance (d[.a]ns), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Danced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dancing}.] [F. danser, fr. OHG. dans[=o]n to draw; akin to dinsan to draw, Goth. apinsan, and prob. from the same root (meaning to stretch) as E. thin. See {Thin}.] 1. To move… …

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  • 8To dance on nothing — Dance Dance (d[.a]ns), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Danced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dancing}.] [F. danser, fr. OHG. dans[=o]n to draw; akin to dinsan to draw, Goth. apinsan, and prob. from the same root (meaning to stretch) as E. thin. See {Thin}.] 1. To move… …

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  • 9whisk — I. noun Etymology: Middle English wisk, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse visk wisp; akin to Old English wiscian to plait Date: 14th century 1. a quick light brushing or whipping motion 2. a. a usually wire kitchen utensil used… …

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  • 10troll — troll1 troller, n. /trohl/, v.t. 1. to sing or utter in a full, rolling voice. 2. to sing in the manner of a round or catch. 3. to fish for or in with a moving line, working the line up or down with a rod, as in fishing for pike, or trailing the… …

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  • 11dance — [[t]dæns, dɑns[/t]] v. danced, danc•ing, n. 1) mad to move one s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompaniment of music 2) to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or quickly 3) to bob …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12dance — [c]/dæns / (say dans), /dans / (say dahns) verb (danced, dancing) –verb (i) 1. to move with the feet or body rhythmically, especially to music. 2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or quickly. 3. to bob up and down.… …

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  • 13troll — I. /troʊl / (say trohl) verb (t) 1. to fish by trolling. 2. to move (the line or bait) in doing this. 3. to cause to turn round and round; roll. 4. Obsolete to pass from one to another, as a bowl of drink at table. 5. Obsolete to sing or utter in …

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  • 14troll´er — troll1 «trohl», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. a) to sing (something) in a full, rolling voice. b) to sing (something) in succession. When three people troll a round or catch, the soprano sings one line, the alto comes in next with the same line, and then… …

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  • 15Canary — Ca*na ry, v. i. To perform the canary dance; to move nimbly; to caper. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] But to jig of a tune at the tongue s end, canary to it with your feet. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16Dance — Dance, v. t. To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle. [1913 Webster] To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind. Shak. [1913 Webster] Thy grandsire loved thee well; Many a time he danced thee on his knee.… …

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  • 17Flippant — Flip pant, a. [Prov. E. flip to move nimbly; cf. W. llipa soft, limber, pliant, or Icel. fleipa to babble, prattle. Cf. {Flip}, {Fillip}, {Flap}, {Flipper}.] 1. Of smooth, fluent, and rapid speech; speaking with ease and rapidity; having a… …

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  • 18To dance attendance — Dance Dance, v. t. To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle. [1913 Webster] To dance our ringlets to the whistling wind. Shak. [1913 Webster] Thy grandsire loved thee well; Many a time he danced thee on his… …

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  • 19Whip — Whip, v. i. To move nimbly; to start or turn suddenly and do something; to whisk; as, he whipped around the corner. [1913 Webster] With speed from thence he whipped. Sackville. [1913 Webster] Two friends, traveling, met a bear upon the way; the… …

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  • 20Whisk — Whisk, v. i. To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile movement. [1913 Webster] …

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