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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flounce  \Flounce\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flounced}  (flounst);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Flouncing}.]  [Cf.  OSw.  flunsa  to  immerge.] 
  To  throw  the  limbs  and  body  one  way  and  the  other  to  spring, 
  turn,  or  twist  with  sudden  effort  or  violence;  to  struggle, 
  as  a  horse  in  mire;  to  flounder;  to  throw  one's  self  with  a 
  jerk  or  spasm,  often  as  in  displeasure. 
 
  To  flutter  and  flounce  will  do  nothing  but  batter  and 
  bruise  us  --Barrow. 
 
  With  his  broad  fins  and  forky  tail  he  laves  The  rising 
  sirge,  and  flounces  in  the  waves.  --Addison. 




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