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pronk

Postby Audiendus » Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:08 pm

Pronk (verb and noun)

1. (Of a quadruped) To jump straight up, with all four legs leaving the ground at once.

2. A jump of this kind.

The sheep pronked in panic when the dog came too close to them.

The animal suddenly leapt into the air with a spectacular pronk.
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Postby Slava » Sat Dec 11, 2010 8:55 am

Very nice word, Audiendus. At first I thought it was a nonce word, but after looking deeper I found out that it is from Afrikaans. A synonym is "stot."
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Postby LukeJavan8 » Tue Dec 14, 2010 2:10 pm

A 'vuvuzela' cheer audiendus.
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