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

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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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Asked if he felt lucky that she had forgiven him, Mr Prance reacted as if this was the first time he had considered that idea.
Carol Prance, from Cilfynydd, spent five hours on her bedroom floor waiting for medical help.
Mr Prance was part of a six-strong syndicate - including his brother Steven, sisters Jacquie Wood, Christine Mills and Ceri Howe, and his mother-in-law Lilian Grainger-which won almost pounds 7m on the Euro Millions Lottery last year.
Wolfe, one of the most accomplished nature photographers of the world joins Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, our leading rainforest scientist, to make a contemporary statement about the current understanding of the rainforests on planet Earth.
Mr Prance, who is also a Cardiff City season ticket holder, said the Blues could not replicate the corporate offering the club can provide at the stadium in Leckwith.
The Prances had the world at their feet after winning nearly pounds 7million.
Steven Prance and Mrs Mills, who both joined the group at the Trecco Bay caravan park on Saturday, were told the news over the telephone, and at first thought it was a joke.
When the players prance off stage to join the masquerade ball, we'll be anxious to join them.
Prance Corporation introduced a new version of its flagship product, the Prance Network(TM).
The Derby striker believes it will take as big an effort as was required to defeat Prance last month for Alex McLeish's side to overcome the world champions and clinch a place at the finals.
Straw told MPs: "On the issue of whether news-casters should prance around studios or sit at a desk and read the news, which is what it seems to me they are paid for - and too much - I prefer the latter to the former.
These beautiful animals would prance onto the stage through smoke and lights," said Brett Beanan, Founder and CEO of ITS.
The lucky National Lottery terminal at Paul Brothers in Habershon Street, Splott, Cardiff, is where the Prance family bought the ticket which brought them their fortune.
A lone pianist on stage breaks into the Scott Joplin medley, and the dancers prance across the space in a parade of famous moves from her oeuvre.
Crown Collision Centers, formerly owned by Linda and David Prance, was founded in 1994 in Lilburn, GA and within five years they have added the two additional locations.