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    1. hips, and waited for the whimper, but the only the sound to be heard was the scud and

    2. White-grey clouds scud across the sky, torn here and there to reveal a chilly blue sky; white foam from the waves batters me in the face

    3. Low scud drew gray dashes along the coast line that lay beneath their left wing

    4. It proved less successful at finding mobile Scud launchers, which with their 6 or 8 wheel drive carrier trucks, can travel the trackless desert sands

    5. Don Quixote, fancying that his foe was coming down upon him flying, drove his spurs vigorously into Rocinante's lean flanks and made him scud along in such style that the history tells us that on this occasion only was he known to make something like running, for on all others it was a simple trot with him; and with this unparalleled fury he bore down where he of the Mirrors stood digging his spurs into his horse up to buttons, without being able to make him stir a finger's length from the spot where he had come to a standstill in his course

    6. The clouds, as if tired of their furious chase, were breaking asunder; the heavier volumes, gathering in black masses about the horizon, while the lighter scud still hurried above the water, or eddied among the tops of the mountains, like broken flights of birds, hovering around their roosts

    7. What she was really carrying were Scud missiles

    8. What she was really carrying were Scud missiles

    9. The moonlight shines and billows; the broken clouds scud above the trees

    10. I took a step, and lo, away it scud with an elastic spring over the snow-crust, straightening its body and its limbs into graceful length, and soon put the forest between me and itself—the wild free venison, asserting its vigor and the dignity of Nature

    11. But high above the flying scud and dark-rolling clouds, there floated a little isle of sunlight, from which beamed forth an angel's face; and this bright face shed a distinct spot of radiance upon the ship's tossed deck, something like that silver plate now inserted into the Victory's plank where Nelson fell

    12. To a landsman, no whale, nor any sign of a herring, would have been visible at that moment; nothing but a troubled bit of greenish white water, and thin scattered puffs of vapour hovering over it, and suffusingly blowing off to leeward, like the confused scud from white rolling billows

    13. Meanwhile the driving scud, rack, and mist, grew darker with the shadows of night; no sign of the ship could be seen

    14. The scud all a flyin',

    15. "Not nowadays," said Anne, absently, as the wind blew a scud of snow against the window

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    Synonyms for "scud"

    scud scudding rack dart dash flash scoot shoot

    "scud" definitions

    the act of moving along swiftly (as before a gale)

    run or move very quickly or hastily

    run before a gale