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Synonyms for prance

to walk with exaggerated or unnatural motions expressive of self-importance or self-display

Synonyms for prance

a proud stiff pompous gait

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to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

spring forward on the hind legs

cause (a horse) to bound spring forward

ride a horse such that it springs and bounds forward

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Other Birthdays: Civil engineer Ian Campbell, 79; Arabic scholar Sir James Craig, 77; West Indian cricketer Larry Gomes, 48; Private Eye editor Ian Hislop, 41; Kew Gardens director Sir Ghillean Prance, 64; television presenter Chris Serle, 58; playwright David Storey, 68.
Sir Ghillean Prance, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, who is a consultant, says the work is "one of the most important projects in the world today".
Botanist Sir Ghillean Prance, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, England, writing in The Tablet at the time of the Brazilian forest fires, asks, "Why do we wait for such events before we think of the environment?
Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, director of London's famous Kew Gardens, said: "The Living Planet Index presents a warning which we should all take seriously.
Contributing Authors: Hugh Angus, Thomas Beuchel, Bryan Bowes, Chris Brett, Nick Brown, Aljos Farjon, Stephen Hopper, Brent McGown, Claire Ozanne, Sandro Pignatti, Erika Pignatti-Wilkus, Ghillean Prance, Peter Savill, Peter Thomas, David Thorman, Steve Woodward
Birthdays: Civil engineer Ian Campbell, 78; Arabic scholar Sir James Craig, 76; American actor Harrison Ford, 58; West Indian cricketer Larry Gomes, 47; Private Eye editor Ian Hislop, 40; Kew Gardens director Sir Ghillean Prance, 63; television presenter Chris Serle, 57; playwright David Storey, 67.
Professor Peter Crane, formerly director of the Field Museum, Chicago, will take the post after the retirement of Professor Sir Ghillean Prance.