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scud

Pronunciation: /skʌd/

Translation of scud in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-dd-)

  • the boat scudded (along) before the fresh breeze el barco se deslizaba empujado por la brisa the clouds scudded across the sky las nubes cruzaban raudas el firmamento [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • Her opponent would send the ball scudding across the net.
    • Sunlight broke through the clouds, islands of light scudding across the countryside.
    • She looked upward, and witnessed several small clouds scudding across the sky, as if bent on a happy errand as she was herself.

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