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gambol
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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • …and drinks off candles’ ends for flap-dragons, and rides the wild-mare with the boys, and jumps upon joined-stools, and swears with a good grace, and wears his boots very smooth, like unto the sign of the leg, and breeds no bate with telling of discreet stories; and such other gambol faculties a’ has, that show a weak mind and an able body, for the which the prince admits him: for the prince himself is such another; the weight of a hair will turn the scales between their avoirdupois.

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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.
    George Orwell  --  1984

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