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Scamper vs. Scurry

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  • Scamper (noun)

    A quick, light run.

  • Scamper (noun)

    One who skimps or does slipshod work.

    "skimper"

  • Scamper (verb)

    To run quickly and lightly, especially in a playful or undignified manner.

    "The dog scampered after the squirrel."

  • Scurry (verb)

    To run with quick light steps, to scamper.

  • Scurry (noun)

    A dash.

Wiktionary
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  • Scamper (verb)

    To run with speed; to run or move in a quick, hurried manner; to hasten away.

  • Scamper (noun)

    A scampering; a hasty flight.

  • Scurry (verb)

    To hasten away or along; to move rapidly; to hurry; as, the rabbit scurried away.

  • Scurry (noun)

    Act of scurrying; hurried movement.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Scamper (noun)

    rushing about hastily in an undignified way

  • Scamper (verb)

    to move about or proceed hurriedly;

    "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"

  • Scurry (noun)

    rushing about hastily in an undignified way

  • Scurry (verb)

    to move about or proceed hurriedly;

    "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"

Princeton's WordNet
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