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  • 181romper — 1842, agent noun from ROMP (Cf. romp). Rompers small children s overalls first recorded 1909 …

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  • 182cavort — [[t]kəvɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]] cavorts, cavorting, cavorted 1) VERB When people cavort, they leap about in a noisy and excited way. You can enjoy a quick snack while your children cavort in the sand... Syn: romp 2) VERB Cavort is sometimes used by… …

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  • 183caper — I. v. n. Leap (in a frolicsome mood), hop, skip, jump, bound, romp, gambol, frisk, dance. II. n. Leap (in a frolicsome mood), skip, hop, spring, bound, gambol, romp, prank, freak …

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  • 184gambol — I. v. n. Frisk, frolic, romp, caper, cut capers, leap, hop, or skip (in sport). II. n. Frolic, prank, skip, hop, caper, romp …

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  • 185frolic — 1. verb children frolicked on the sand Syn: play, amuse oneself, romp, disport oneself, frisk, gambol, cavort, caper, cut capers, scamper, skip, dance, prance, leap about, jump about; dated sport 2. noun the youngsters enjoyed their …

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  • 186disport — n sport, play, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) Analogous words: recreation, diversion, amusement, entertainment (see under AMUSE): merriment, jollity (see corresponding adjectives at MERRY) disport vb sport, *play, frolic,… …

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  • 187frolic — vb *play, sport, disport, rollick, romp, gambol frolic n play, sport, disport, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) Analogous words: *fun, jest, game, play, sport: caper, *prank, antic, monkeyshine, dido: levity, tightness, frivolity …

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  • 188gambol — n frolic, disport, play, sport, rollick, romp (see under PLAY vb) gambol vb frolic, disport, *play, sport, rollick, romp …

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  • 189rollick — vb frolic, disport, sport, *play, romp, gambol rollick n frolic, disport, sport, play, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) …

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  • 190sport — vb *play, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol Analogous words: divert, *amuse, recreate, entertain: *skip, bound, hop sport n 1 play, disport, frolic, rollick, romp, gambol (see under PLAY vb) Analogous words: amusement, diversion, recreation …

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  • 191antic — n 1.Usu. antics caper, frolic, lark, romp, spree, gambol, frisk; sport, fun, merrymaking, playing; fooling around, foolishness, silliness, foolery, tomfoolery, horseplay; clowning, clownery, clownishness; buffoonery, buffoonism, buffoonishness,… …

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  • 192caper — n 1. frolic, frisk, romp, gambol; hop, skip, bounce, spring, prance, leap, jump, bound. 2. prank, trick, practical joke; antic, shenanigans, gambado, Inf. dido; fun, sport, jest, game; escapade, lark, spree, adventure. v 3. skip, hop, dance… …

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  • 193disport — v 1. divert, entertain, amuse, delight, regale, titillate, enliven; cheer, gladden, rejoice; recreate, refresh. 2. sport, game, play, frolic, make merry, revel; frisk, gambol, romp, caper, junket; sow wild oats, paint the town red, carouse. n 3.… …

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  • 194frolic — n 1. merry play, fun, sport, play, game, Sl. buster; lark, antic, prank, caper, trick, monkey trick; gambol, romp, skylarking; gaiety, merriment, mirth, pleasantry, jollity, laughter. 2. merrymaking, Brit. holiday making, jollification,… …

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  • 195gambol — v 1. frolic, frisk, sport, disport, play, skip about; romp, rollick, dance or jump about; cavort, caper, cut capers, curvet. n 2. frolic, fun, sport, play, Sl. buster; lark, antic, prank, caper; romp, skylarking …

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  • 196hop — v 1. jump, leap, jump or leap over, leapfrog, vault, clear; bound, buck, buckjump, frisk, skip, romp, spring. n 2. jump, leap, vault, bound, buck, buckjump, frisk, skip, romp, spring. 3.Informal. trip, quick trip, jaunt, junket; flight, short… …

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  • 197lark — I n bird, songbird, songster, warbler; skylark, meadowlark, titlark. II n 1. frolic, spree, fling, Sl. buster, romp, gambol, Inf. skylarking, fun, sport, play, game; antic, caper, prank, trick, Sl. monkeybusiness, Inf. shenanigans, mischief, Sl.… …

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  • 198rollick — v frisk, gambol, romp; party, carouse, revel, make merry. See romp(defs. 1, 2) …

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  • 199skip — v 1. spring, jump, bound, hop, leap, leapfrog; romp, caper, gambol, frisk, prance, curvet, buck, buckjump, sport. 2. omit, except, exclude, leave out; miss, give a miss, fail to mention; overlook, pass over, ignore, disregard, pay no attention… …

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  • 200ish — ish·er·wood; ish·kash·mi; ish·kyl·dite; ish·ma·el; ish·ma·el·ite; ish·ma·el·it·ish; ish·ma·el·it·ish; is·land·ish; ivory tower·ish; jad·ish; jew·ish·ness; jin·go·ish; kent·ish; kent·ish·man; kick·ish; kit·ten·ish; knav·ish; knav·ish·ly;… …

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