In the ecstasy of that thought they gambolled round and round, they hurled themselves into the air in great leaps of excitement.
And finally there was a tremendous baying of dogs and a shrill crowing from the black cockerel, and out came Napoleon himself, majestically upright, casting haughty glances from side to side, and with his dogs gambolling round him.
And when they thought of how they had laboured, what discouragements they had overcome, and the enormous difference that would be made in their lives when the sails were turning and the dynamos running — when they thought of all this, their tiredness forsook them and they gambolled round and round the windmill, uttering cries of triumph.
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Charles and Fortinbras gamboled on ahead.
Madeleine L’Engle -- A Wrinkle in Time
It was somehow slightly frightening, like the gambolling of tiger cubs which will soon grow up into man-eaters.