English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to move lightly by hopping from one foot to the other
She was skipping along the pavement.
Synonyms
hop
I hopped down three steps.
,
dance
He danced off down the road.
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bob
Balloons bobbed about in the sky.
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trip
They tripped along without a care in the world.
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bounce
Moira bounced into the office.
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caper
The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.
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prance
The cheerleaders pranced on the far side of the pitch.
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cavort
children cavorting on the sand
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frisk
creatures that grunted and frisked about
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gambol
children gambolling in the fields
(verb) 
Definition
to pass over or miss out
It is important not to skip meals.
Synonyms
miss out
,
omit
Our apologies for omitting your name from the article.
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leave out
,
overlook
We overlook all sorts of warning signals about our health.
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pass over
,
eschew
He eschewed publicity and avoided nightclubs.
, ,
skim over
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give (something) a miss
(verb) 
Definition
to miss deliberately
(informal)  Her daughter started skipping school.
Synonyms
miss
We missed our swimming lesson last week.
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cut (informal)
,
bunk off (slang)
,
play truant from
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wag (dialect)
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skive off
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play hookey from (US, informal)
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dog it or dog off (dialect)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bob
Definition
to move or cause to move up and down repeatedly, such as while floating in water
Balloons bobbed about in the sky.
in the sense of bounce
Definition
to move or cause to move suddenly
Moira bounced into the office.
Synonyms
in the sense of caper
Definition
to skip about light-heartedly
The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.

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