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  • n. Plural form of scoot.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scoot.


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  • The train scoots down the track slowly and I watch her face through the progressive windows.

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  • Redskin scoots out of sight into a corner right away.

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  • Each time van der Elst would ring, for what he calls a "scoots," and hand him the message with specific instructions as to just how it should be handled.

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  • “Hey,” I say, tugging at Babette before she scoots away toward her own class as Xan and Carly duck into theirs.

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  • /Reuters PackBot, iRobot Corp.'s small robot that scoots around on tank-like treads, opens a door at the No. 3 reactor of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Sunday.

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  • Stealthy and curious, Aidan is like a soldier on an urgent mission, uncovering hidden treasures—buttons, errant outlet covers, stale bread crumbs—as he scoots across carpet and hardwood floors alike.

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  • She scoots from one side of the trash bin to the other, nudges away Lint and takes his spot.

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  • The torque curve and the five-speeder's gearing are dialed in for good around-town acceleration so that the 2,363-pound minicar happily scoots from stoplight to stoplight in a way that feels pretty frisky—that is, until you look out the window to see yourself being passed by UPS trucks.

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  • A guy in the raspberry business from western Serbia smashes and grabs his way through a heist eight time zones away in Tokyo and scoots off past shopping centers and sushi bars with a $31-million necklace known as the Countess of Vendome.

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  • At some point, one of them butt-scoots one inch too many and goes right over the back of the bench she is sitting on.

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