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 Meanings and Examples of SCAMPER
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scamper
 v.  run with speed; run or move in a quick, hurried manner; hasten away
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  She went to Minneapolis, to scamper through department stores and small Tenth Street shops devoted to ceramics and high thought.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  She was glad, in retreat, to scamper ahead of the two men up-stairs to the hall-room in which Hugh slept.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  Others began to scamper away through the smoke.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
4  They trampled slowly back over the field across which they had run in a mad scamper.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 24
5  At two o'clock Sam and Andy brought the horses up to the posts, apparently greatly refreshed and invigorated by the scamper of the morning.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
6  Bundles of candles were procured, and straightway there was a general scamper up the hill.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
7  But Venn went on without much inconvenience to himself, and the course of his scamper was towards the Quiet Woman Inn.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
8  Of the swiftly scampering child, all that now remained were two tiny feet, inadequate to her weight, and a tendency to prattle happily and aimlessly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
9  They were leaping and scampering all about him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 12
10  Those in advance of the scampering blue men, howling cheers, leaped at the fence.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 23
11  Then she took up the white foam that streaked the line of the advancing tide, and threw it upon the breeze, scampering after it with winged footsteps to catch the great snowflakes ere they fell.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XV. HESTER AND PEARL
12  A waiter was running up a trail of bunting on the flagstaff and a fox terrier was scampering to and fro on the sunny lawn.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
13  She jiggled while he turned the key, and scampered in.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
14  She scampered up-stairs to bring down her filmiest tea-cloth.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  In the afternoon she scampered to the public library.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  Giggling, the children scamper back into the house.