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Tuesday, August 9, 2011

SOME DANCING VERBS!


This is from a NJRWA article on verbs by - part of a longer article entitled Verbs, Glorious Verbs by Kathleen O’Reilly (Heartline Herald) NJRW


Walk (alternatives)

step, tread, pace, strut, stalk, prance, mince, tiptoe, trip, skip, tread lightly, dance, clump, stamp, tramp, waddle, lumber, patter, pad, stagger, stumble, limp, hobble, shuffle, dawdle, march, file, shamble, lope, roll, barrel, swoop, scuttle, reel, wobble, bounce, stride, flounce, flit, trek, traipse, gallivant, clomp, stomp, trudge, drag, straggle, slog, ramble, wander, rove, gad, prowl, skulk, pussyfoot, creep, sweep, sashay.



Mood for love

angry—rip, nip, tear, yank, fly, crash, snap, assault, roar, jerk, plunder, pump, rage, flash, shock, scream, struggle, surge, burst, strain, shake, drag, break, plunge, lunge, lash, thrash. whip, hammer, scratch, tear, cut, drive, raze, wreck, smash, rent, gut, strip, shatter, splinter, spilt, explode, demolish, crumble, grind, chip, crack, mate, feed,


Gentle

skim, ripple, murmur, glide, soothe, touch, quiver, drown, lay, curl, stroke, slip, dip, spin, stir, shudder, pour, arouse, ! brush, t angle, float, hum, press, ease, move, ache, breathe,

3 comments:

  1. I am copying this post! I love all of the choices. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Great post. Thanks for sharing.
    Regards

    Margaret

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  3. jiggle, wiggity, jiggity, bump & grind!

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