Part of speech:
To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap.
To release from a checked or inoperative position:
To leap forward or upward; spring.
To jump, leap, or spring, as over a barrier or from one position to another, esp. with the help of the hands supported on the barrier, etc., or with the aid of a long pole
To increase suddenly or abnormally
To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
Skip is defined as to leap or jump, or move the attention from one point to another point.
Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
To leap or spring, as in recovery
To rise up on the hind legs in a lively way, esp. while moving along
To move with a sudden thrust.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To compete in the track and field events of hurdles (e.g. high hurdles).
(Informal) To get on (a train) surreptitiously in order to ride without paying a fare:
Gambol is defined as to jump and skip about playfully.
To move or progress swiftly:
To move in a playful, lively manner
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
The definition of cavort means to jump, dance or play in a happy way.
(Riveting) To press a reinforcing device (bucking bar) against (the force of a rivet) in order to absorb vibration and increase expansion. See Rivet:Installation.
To present or propose for comment or approval. Often used with off:
To go or move upward; rise:
A long legging, esp. one attached to a saddle to serve as a stirrup
To fall straight down; plunge.
To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To be disposed of by sale:
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