Part of speech:
To run or go quickly and lightly:
To cause or design (a machine, etc.) to operate at a certain speed or speeds
To go from place to place; wander
To dawdle is defined as to waste time or to move excessively slowly.
(Intransitive) Of a motor, to run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
To perform with great haste:
The number that is raised to various powers to generate the principal counting units of a number system. The base of the decimal system, for example, is 10.
To move suddenly and fast
To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there.
To leave hastily; flee.
To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
Amble means to walk slowly.
To change posture or position; stir:
A hard, hurried climb or advance, as over rough, difficult ground
To move rapidly along a surface, usually with frequent light contacts or changes of direction; skip or glide quickly:
To run or move quickly; scurry, esp. away from danger, trouble, etc.
To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
To torment or worry; harass
To have as a purpose or an intention; intend:
To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
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