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To move along lightly, stepping from one foot to the other with a hop or bounce
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“In a rush of sudden glee, he began to skip down the sidewalk.”
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To rebound off something wildly and seemingly randomly
“A stone with greater initial velocity will be more likely to skip across the surface of the water.”
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To omit, bypass or disregard (sections of a whole)
“If there isn't a problem, you can skip the boring details and move on to something more important.”
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To run away or make oneself scarce
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“So the vacuous Shoreditchers inevitably skip off into the sunset together with that Winkleman terror snapping at their heels.”
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To be absent from, or fail to attend, an engagement
“So heavily we had wolfed down the lunch that later, we had to skip our classes in order to get a good sleep that day.”
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To look through something quickly or casually
“I lazily skip through the newspaper as the train continues north through Hatfield.”
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To move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
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To slide down a steep slope, especially one of snow or ice
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(archaic) To escape from or leave (a given location or place) in haste
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To get to a location by any means of motion
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Avoid, get out of responsibility
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To fail to notice or give the proper attention to
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To cease to perform a specified action
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To run somewhere very quickly
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To get ahead of
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Leap or spring while supporting or propelling oneself with one or both hands or with the help of a pole
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Run with quick light steps
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To affect
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To pass lightly
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To fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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To cover over
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Touch or scrape lightly in passing
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To lift and set down one's foot or one foot after the other
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The captain of a ship or vessel
“Mr. Seabright was the skip of the yacht, an old man-of-war's man and thorough seaman.”
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A leader or person of authority
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“You could hear the barking issuing of orders from the skip or vice-skip to teammates who are all very competitive.”
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An act of jumping into the air
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An act of refusal or avoidance
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A lively dance, especially with leaping movements
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An outdoor rubbish bin on wheels for easier movability
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A large, usually metal trash receptacle designed to be hoisted up by a garbage truck in order to be emptied
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An unintentional failure to notice or do something
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A repeated light tapping
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A period or instance of engaging in joyful activities
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