"scampers" in the noun sense
1. scamper, scramble, scurry
rushing about hastily in an undignified way
"scampers" in the verb sense
1. scurry, scamper, skitter, scuttle
to move about or proceed hurriedly
"so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
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