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Synonyms for skitter

to bound lightly

Synonyms for skitter

to move about or proceed hurriedly

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glide easily along a surface

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cause to skip over a surface

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twitch the hook of a fishing line through or along the surface of water

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The STM was too slow to reveal that the tin had simply skittered away.
The first time I saw Sheu as the Bride, she skittered about as though attending a garden party.
Alex Tanguay's pass across the crease bounced off the skate of Kings defenseman Jere Karalahti and skittered under Potvin's arm on the ice.
King defenseman Mattias Norstrom lost the puck along the boards and it skittered off the skate of a linesman and onto the stick of Hejduk, starting a rush that Forsberg ably finished.
Mathieu Schneider's shot from the top of the left faceoff circle hit the crossbar and skittered past Detroit goalie Chris Osgood at roughly the same time Detroit rookie Jiri Fischer cross-checked Robitaille into the net.
Mathieu Schneider's shot from the top of the left faceoff circle hit the cross bar and skittered past Osgood at roughly the same time Detroit rookie Jiri Fischer cross-checked Luc Robitaille into the net.
In the second minute of the game, Palffy came off the bench and, with one short burst of speed, beat ex-King Steve Duchesne to the puck and with no wasted motion flicked a shot that skittered between the pads of Detroit goaltender Chris Osgood.
Kariya feathered a pretty pass to Selanne, but the puck skipped off Selanne's stick and skittered off his right skate.
The bait is skittered on the top of the water, presenting its own action, which is difficult to duplicate with a rod and reel since any baitfish (cast from the boat by traditional means) is hindered by the weight of the fishing line,'' said Mike Farrior of Rancho Santa Fe, historian for the Tuna Club, where kite-fishing had its origins.
joked Navroop Mitter, as he skittered from team member to team member after the ceremony.
The Greeks got a cheap goal just into the fourth when a ball skittered past goalie Chris Duplanty.