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Nov 14, 2008
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rollick

PRONUNCIATION:
(ROL-ik)

MEANING:
verb intr. To move or act in a playful, carefree manner.

ETYMOLOGY:
Probably a blend of romp + frolic.

USAGE:
"When Olivia Newton-John attends, she'll be joining the hundreds of others who rollick in the audience to the tuneful songs that have become part of the American ethos."
John Soltes; For Ashley Spencer, 'Grease' is the Word; The Leader (Lyndhurst, New Jersey); Oct 17, 2008.

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