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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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Carl and Gillian Prance gave their home in Cardiff to their daughter, paid off their two sons' mortgages and moved to Trecco Bay park in Porthcawl.
Map, 1998-99, a vertical composition horizontally bisected, splits the world into above and below, heavenly and terrestrial, night and day, cold and warm, as a band of barnyard animals prances and dances along the border.
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Far from the promised reevaluation of the character, Guerra's Don prances through the prologue and three acts like most of his balletic predecessors: an aristocratic supernumerary--not the fault of Roland Vogel, one of the company's princely luminaries.
He never stops talking and prances about like an overgrown child.
Pansexual" and proud, Alan Cumming prances through fall playing both a devilish fop and, well, the devil
It's tough to imagine that anyone who prances around Southern California in a fur coat or drapes themselves in a stole would be under the delusion that the pelts were obtained in some other manner.
In the game a character named Tree Hugger is depicted as a lavender-clad sprite who prances through the forest flailing his hands and pointing out rainbows.
Photo: (1--Color) San Francisco's Merton Hanks prances into the end zone after picking off Denver's John Elway and scoring on a 55-yard return.
The mourners glide and sink, the minstrel Negro taps and prances, the marathon dancers lurch in exhaustion, and a trio of men in tails bounds through the air with lightning swiftness.
He prances about singing the well-known song about his rise to First Lord - an amusing tale of brightly polished doorknobs and perfect penmanship that earns him the honors and fortune of aristocracy.
Despite a rudimentary modern dance vocabulary--a wide, relaxed-knee stance, contractions, crouches, prances, and open-palm arm gestures--ensemble passages never really speak this language convincingly.