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  • n. Plural form of cavorting.


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  • Uncle Abel called his cavortings when feeling exceptionally fit from his unaccustomed diet of oats and feed.

    A Dixie School Girl

  • It's a typically riotous mix of oompah music-hall cavortings, slurred-pitch Middle Eastern rhapsodising, luxuriously sensuous clarinet love-songs, and stormy collective blasts reminiscent of the 1960s John Coltrane quartet.

    Gilad Atzmon Orient House Ensemble: The Tide Has Changed

  • David Bohm, and Jean-Pierre Vigier to hypothesise the existence of an unobserved deterministic substructure underpinning the apparently indeterministic cavortings of objects on the quantum-mechanical level.

    Paul Feyerabend

  • The monarchy is a little different from the cavortings of Duchess Fergie with assorted Texans.

    The Monarchy Will Prevail

  • It is taken to mean black magic, or the cavortings of depraved charlatans—or both.

    The Templar Revelation

  • We asked some stragglers about it, and they said everybody went to the show looking very innocent; and laid low and kept dark till the poor old king was in the middle of his cavortings on the stage; then somebody give a signal, and the house rose up and went for them.

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Hermanus east of here is a prime vantage point to watch the whales at their cavortings.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "Take your position instantly" - and now he pointed to where Bericus, Bwlch, Bedwyr, and Drustanus were trying to control the cavortings of their Libyan stallions.

    Black Horses For The King

  • Brian asked, grinning as he swayed easily with Cloudy's excited cavortings.

    Chronicles of Pern, First Fall

  • Why were people always so attracted to cavortings?

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles


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