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prance

verb uk   /prɑːns/ us    /præns/
[I + adv/prep] to walk in an energetic way and with more movement than necessary: It's pathetic to see 50-year-old rock stars prancing around on stage as if they were still teenagers. She pranced into the office and demanded to speak to the manager. [I] When a horse prances, it takes small, quick steps and raises its legs higher than usual.
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