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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to look through something quickly or casually
“I lazily skip through the newspaper as the train continues north through Hatfield.”
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Present participle for to run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps
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Present participle for to move quickly and abruptly, especially up and down
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Present participle for to slide down a steep slope, especially one of snow or ice
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Present participle for to neglect or ignore something, sometimes inadvertently
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(archaic) Present participle for to escape from or leave (a given location or place) in haste
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Present participle for to fail to attend, or to play truant
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Present participle for avoid, get out of responsibility
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Present participle for to cease to perform a specified action
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Present participle for to not be able to experience or take advantage of (an opportunity or chance)
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Present participle for to get ahead of
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Present participle for leap or spring while supporting or propelling oneself with one or both hands or with the help of a pole
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Present participle for to move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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Present participle for to affect
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Present participle for to make a brief mention of
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Present participle for to fail to fulfill an obligation or payment
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Present participle for to cover over
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Present participle for to decide not to do something
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Present participle for touch or scrape lightly in passing
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Present participle for to erase from one's memory
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Present participle for to lift and set down one's foot or one foot after the other
Noun
The act of recovering, for any purpose, discarded items that would otherwise be sent to a landfill
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The state of being absent, especially frequently or without good reason
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Unexcused absence
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An act of jumping into the air
Adjective
Excellent, very fun
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