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noun as in escapade

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What began as a lark turned into Noah Basketball, named not-so-subtly for the biblical Noah’s ark story.

Having a quest is an excellent way to travel, even if it’s just a lark.

There are many other reasons why couples are increasingly choosing to sleep apart, including differences in sleep-wake schedules—she’s a lark, he’s an owl, differences in work schedules, and children, to name a few.

From Time

It was all just a lark, a prank pulled by Jones to pass the stagnant time.

Topher Grace, a varsity tennis player, got hurt, decided to do a school play on a lark and BAM!

From Ozy

Free Crimea, we ultimately discover, is the work of a drunken Brit on a lark.

But what started as a lark became a professional passion for Holland.

The idea was conceived by a food scientist at Brigham Young University, who added dry ice to the cultured dairy on a lark.

Like so many young girls, she tried modeling as a lark, a way of escaping the humdrum and finding glamour.

Mercury on a lark in your opposite sign calls for expressions that run counter to the woulda-shoulda-coulda loop in your mind.

Hence Shakespeare speaks of 'the lark, that tirra-lyra chants,' Wint.

High overhead a lark was pouring out its song; in the lane at the orchard end rang the beat of trotting hoofs.

Or how is it that grass grows in the fields, and the lark sings in the sky, and the trees lose their leaves in winter?

He was as gay as a lark, humming an Oppra tune, and twizzting round his head his hevy gold-headed cane.

Up we marched to our apartmince, me carrying the light and the cloax, master hummink a hair out of the oppra, as merry as a lark.


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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lark, such as: prank, adventure, antic, carousal, dido, and frolic.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.