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cavort
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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to play in a lively, unrestrained manner — typically with someone — sometimes implying sexual play
  • And although there was much mirth in evidence at my mother's wedding, and even my grandmother exhibited an unusual tolerance for the many young and not-so-young adults who were cavorting and jolly with drink, the reception ended in an outburst of bad weather more appropriate for a funeral.
    p. 125.8

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