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prance

prance

pronunciation:
praens
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pranced, prances, prancing
definition 1: to move forward by raising the front legs and springing with the hind legs, as a horse does.
definition 2: to ride a horse that is moving in this way.
definition 3: to move or walk about in a lively, happy manner; strut.
similar words:
bounce, caper, strut, trip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to make (a horse) prance.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of prancing.
similar words:
trip
derivations: prancingly (adv.), prancer (n.)
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