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1‘two fox cubs romped playfully on the bank’
play, frolic, frisk, gambol, jump about, jump around, spring about, spring around, bound about, bound around, skip, prance, caper, sport, cavort
rare rollick, curvet
2‘South Africa romped to a six-wicket win over India’
sweep, sail, coast
win easily, win hands down, run away with it
informal win by a mile, walk it
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