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skylarks

verb
present tense third-person singular of skylark

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1 to engage in attention-getting playful or boisterous behavior
  • couldn't resist the temptation to skylark as commencement ceremonies came to a close

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2 to engage in activity for amusement
  • he spends his time joking and skylarking, but his brother is serious and industrious

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“Skylarks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skylarks. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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