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  • v. Present participle of cavort.
  • n. The action of the verb to cavort


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  • Mostly they were comprised of casting and cavorting from the Sandy River Spey Clave.

    Hardcore Jewelry or Misplaced Cast?

  • I adore diving, and the idea of cavorting once again with giant turtles, sharks and dolphins got me all warm and fuzzy.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • While serious barefoot runners are only a small segment of recreational runners, the idea of cavorting barefoot appears to be gaining a foothold for many moving on two feet.


  • It appears that a Captain Brigham, said to be a bravo sort of a man, had been "cavorting" round below Trenton in sight of the gunboats, had been seen from them, and was the cause of this party having come on shore.

    Diary, August 8, 1859-May 15, 1865.

  • Jesus was spotted "cavorting" with Luciana in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro last week, while Madonna was at home in New York.


  • If all harpsichord recordings from the start sounded like this, perhaps detractors wouldn't have formed their opinions about the instrument (a la Sir Thomas Beecham's quote) sounding like skeletons "cavorting" on a tin roof.

    Audiophile Audition Headlines

  • And "cavorting" with other canines will definitely be out.

    Money Central - Times Online - WBLG

  • Exclusive: Celtic starlet Carlo Monti charged over assault that left man in coma Neighbour '80 per cent certain' she saw suspect on day Vicky Hamilton disappeared Jail for soldier who attacked pals after catching them 'cavorting' with wife

    The Daily Record - Home

  • 'cavorting' around the country in a loose and perspicuous style, actually practises a gross swindle on the court.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No. V, May, 1863 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • (Though I imagine he might take umbrage at my use of the word "cavorting," which the online Free Dictionary defines as "To bound or prance about in a sprightly manner."

    Eliezer Sobel: Good News and Bad News... and Woody Allen


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