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Present participle for to touch, nudge or scrape lightly in passing
“Once boiling, skim off the fat and any scum from the surface.”
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Present participle for go or move quickly and lightly over or on a surface or through the air
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“We skim past Joe who's given up and is drinking a beer with Trin and Lucy on the seats.”
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Present participle for to browse or peruse reading material
“She let her eyes skim the page, not really reading it, until she got to verse thirty-nine.”
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Present participle for to rebound off something wildly and seemingly randomly
“Down at the water's edge I taught my daughters to skim stones.”
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Present participle for to pass lightly
“Blackden succeeds in sticking to his promise of covering the more interesting cases in detail rather than skimming over a lot of cases.”
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Present participle for to take a brief or hurried look
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Present participle for to move about or around quickly and randomly
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Present participle for move fast in a straight line because or as if driven by the wind
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Present participle for touch or scrape lightly in passing
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Present participle for to dishonestly take something for one's own use
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Present participle for to apply a surface or layer to something
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Present participle for look over, scrutinize lightly
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Present participle for to read quickly, skipping some detail
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Present participle for to touch or stroke gently or lovingly
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Present participle for to cut or remove the upper part of
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Present participle for to prepare a summary of something
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Present participle for to touch or hit with a quick stroke
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Present participle for to detach or separate two items or objects from each other
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Present participle for to remove or take away from
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The fraudulent conversion of property from a property owner
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The state or condition of being villainous
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Bribery and other corrupt practices used to secure illicit advantages or gains in politics or business
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