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Flashcards in Lesson 60 Deck (19):
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Limp

To walk slowly and with difficulty because of having an injured or painful leg or foot

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Hop

To jump on one foot or to move about in this way

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Stagger

To walk or move with difficulty as if you are going to fall (because of illness or drunkenness)

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Stumble

To step awkwardly while walking or running and fall or being to fall

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Lurch

To move in a way that is not regular or normal, especially making sudden movements backwards or forwards or from side to side

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Tiptoe

To walk on your toes with the heel of your foot lifted off the ground, especially in order not to make a noise

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Amble

To walk in a slow and relaxed way

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Stride

To walk somewhere quickly with long steps

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Strut

To walk in a proud way trying to look important

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Tramp

To walk, especially long distances or with heavy steps

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Trample

To step heavily on something or someone, causing damage or injury

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Stamp

Pushing foot down heavily

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Trudge

To walk slowly with a lot of effort, especially over a difficult surface or while carrying something heavy

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Chase

To hurry after someone or something in order to catch them

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Spill

To flow, move, fall or spread over the edge or outside the limits of something

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Pour

To make a substance flow from a container, especially into another container, by raising just one side of the container that the substance is in

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Trickle

If liquid trickles somewhere, it flows slowly and without force in a thin line

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Meander

If a river, stream or road meanders, it follows a route which is not straight or direct

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Unprecedented

Never having happened or existed in the past