They look to be synonyms: http://www.wordreference.com/es/en/translation.asp?spen=brincar
I am at the absolute last lesson and fill/have filled most of my time on dl with practice (which is what I am doing now) and am just now getting words for jump and rest, the fu? And yesterday, was the first for carrot! God knows I am absolutely grateful for dl, pero instead of bombarding me with repeats of retarded idioms why couldn't I have learned these more useful words sooner? Thank you. 'Just had to get that iff my chest...