Thesaurus / gambols

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It gambols and disports itself like a great bat, which its outlines suggest.

Fresh FieldsJohn Burroughs

Luckily his gambols were noiseless,—for the ground was covered with snow.

The FrontiersmenCharles Egbert Craddock

What happy times we had in that far-away land over the seas—the gambols and the pranks we played!

We remained perfectly quiet, watching them at their gambols.

The WanderersW.H.G. Kingston

The pleasantry was as awkward as the gambols of a hippopotamus.

The child was a favorite of the judge, who encouraged his gambols.

The OctoroonDion Boucicault

Stealing cautiously forward, we discovered them to be monkeys at their gambols; and curious gambols they were too.

They immediately began their gambols among the straw, which was soon in a most admired disorder.

The Fairy MythologyThomas Keightley

In their gambols they swing from limb to limb to a great distance, and leap with astonishing agility.

His greatest pleasure, perhaps, was in an india-rubber ball, with which his gambols were indescribably pretty and constant.

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