Antonyms for gambols

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For his coyness we were partly consoled by the gambols of the river-horses.

But enough of Christmas and its gambols; it is time for me to pause in this garrulity.

The dogs also acknowledged their old master with a thousand gambols.

In the course of their walk, they stopped to notice the gambols of an ass's foal.

We cannot afford to lose Satyr with his pipe and dances and gambols.

While she watched their gambols, she was ever on the alert lest an enemy should approach.

It was the same thing in their gambols with their mother, or with a cork at the end of a string.

We remained perfectly quiet, watching them at their gambols.

They continued their gambols until the canoes were quite near, and then they dived.

His gambols "with the wild Prince and Poins" are not unrecorded.