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Word: prance

Definition: move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)


Sentences Containing 'prance'

Then in another village they started a dancing-school; but they didn't know no more how to dance than a kangaroo does; so the first prance they made the general public jumped in and pranced them out of town.

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