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See definition of wantoning on Dictionary.com
  • as inluxuriate
  • as instring along
  • as intoy
  • as intrifle
  • as incoquet
  • as indally/dally with

synonyms for wantoning

  • abound
  • bask
  • bloom
  • burgeon
  • delight
  • enjoy
  • feast
  • flourish
  • grow
  • increase
  • love
  • overdo
  • relish
  • revel
  • riot
  • roll
  • rollick
  • thrive
  • wallow
  • wanton
  • be in clover
  • eat up
  • live extravagantly
  • live high on hog
  • live in luxury
  • live it up
  • take it easy
  • fiddle
  • flirt
  • fool
  • tease
  • coquet
  • cosset
  • dally
  • dandle
  • jest
  • pet
  • play
  • sport
  • trifle
  • wanton
  • amuse oneself
  • fool around
  • lead on
  • mess around
  • play around
  • play games
  • string along

antonyms for wantoning

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  • abstain
  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • dislike
  • fail
  • hate
  • lack
  • languish
  • lose
  • need
  • shrink
  • stunt
  • want
  • refrain
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      How to use wantoning in a sentence

      The flowers grew in the sarcophagi with a wild exuberance, wantoning, it seemed, in mockery of the tomb from which they sprang.
      MRS. CRADDOCKW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
      The noble Persian chooses time most fit For wantoning,—the hour of sacrifice And battle prayer.
      THE MORTAL GODS AND OTHER PLAYSOLIVE TILFORD DARGAN
      Every body she is with taken with Hickman; yet she cannot help wantoning with the power his obsequious love gives her over him.
      CLARISSA, OR THE HISTORY OF A YOUNG LADY, VOLUME 8SAMUEL RICHARDSON
      Marry, seemeth it to thee thou hast not enough to do at home, that thou must go wantoning it in other folk's preserves?
      THE DECAMERON OF GIOVANNI BOCCACCIOGIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
      We find him renewing his favourite pastimes—killing, wantoning, disputing with his employers, and working diligently at his trade.
      RENAISSANCE IN ITALY VOL. 3JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
      It murmured glittering in the sun; it seemed to sing as on it run, enchanting while a wantoning, as in a merry dream.
      LEGENDS OF FLORENCECHARLES GODFREY LELAND
      The inhabitants, heedless and careless as before, are wantoning and revelling.
      THE LITTLE GLEANER, VOL. X.VARIOUS
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