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skitter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskitterskit‧ter /ˈskɪtə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive always + adverb/preposition]  RUNto move very quickly and lightly, like a small animal syn scurryskitter across/down/along etc Something skittered across the alley.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
skitterLightly falling raindrops splashed into her open mouth and eyes, skittering across her taut, shiny face.They skitter along, in a hurry, struggling to keep up with the powerful front end.It had plucked Mariana from the pillion seat, skittering her against the current like a flat stone skipped across a pond.It screwed across asphalt, skittering in various directions at 30 miles per hour.I shine my pocket torch on to hundreds of crabs skittering into the sea.Shaking the snow off their hair and coats, the girls skitter up the back stairs into the factory.skitter across/down/along etcWith a sigh, Ronni pressed her own lips against them, feeling sparks of electricity skitter down her spine.Lightly falling raindrops splashed into her open mouth and eyes, skittering across her taut, shiny face.They skitter along, in a hurry, struggling to keep up with the powerful front end.
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Verb table
skitter
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyskitter
he, she, itskitters
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyskittered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave skittered
he, she, ithas skittered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad skittered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill skitter
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have skittered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam skittering
he, she, itis skittering
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you, we, theyare skittering
Past
I, he, she, itwas skittering
you, we, theywere skittering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been skittering
he, she, ithas been skittering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been skittering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be skittering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been skittering
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