To brace or separate with a strut.
To pleat or gather (fabric) into a ruffle.
To walk with a bold, arrogant, or lordly stride; strut
To strike, move, or wash with a splashing sound.
To move or act ostentatiously or pretentiously; swagger.
To strut about like a peacock; exhibit oneself vainly.
To move clumsily; flounder.
To do a chassé in a square dance
To play or frolic boisterously.
To march or walk through, as for display
To jump and skip about in play; frolic
To engage in or perform (a dance).
The definition of cavort means to jump, dance or play in a happy way.
To stir the emotions:
Find another word for prancing. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prancing, like: strutting, ruffling, swaggering, swashing, swanking, peacocking, flouncing, sashaying, romping, parading and gambolling.