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gambling, gamboling (U.S.); gambolling (British)
gambling (GAM bling) (noun)
Participation in a game that involves betting money or other valuable items: Fortunately, Nancy's gambling was infrequent and did not involve much money.
gamboling (GAM buhl ing) (verb)
To playing in a lively manner. In the pastoral setting, it was entertaining to watch the lambs gamboling on the hillside.
Cara and James were gambolling on the playground, pretending that they were at the casino and were gambling. The high stakes were their lunches that they brought from home.
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