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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Hermione’s Patronus, a shining silver otter, was gambolling around her.
  • He watched some of the foul kittens gambolling around the plates over her head, wondering what fresh horror she had in store for him.
  • ’I know, I know,’ moaned Mrs Weasley, lengthening her stride, ’but Mad-Eye wanted to wait for Sturgis… if only Arthur could have got us cars from the Ministry again… but Fudge won’t let him borrow so much as an empty ink bottle these days… how Muggles can stand travelling without magic But the great black dog gave a joyful bark and gambolled around them, snapping at pigeons and chasing its own tail.

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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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