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Definition of "wantoning" [wantoning]

  • Present participle of wanton. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "wantoning" in a sentence
  • "For thou wert wantoning in Alexander's house, fain to have obeisance done thee by barbarians."
  • "Thou has heard me also describe the wavy ringlets of her shining hair, needing neither art nor powder; of itself an ornament, defying all other ornaments; wantoning in and about a neck that is beautiful beyond description."
  • "Although the subject is too hallowed for profane contemplation, yet shalt thou have the whole before thee as it passed: and this not from a spirit wantoning in description upon so rich a subject; but with a design to put a bound to thy roving thoughts."
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