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to take part in a sport or game
if children or animals romp, they play or move around in a lively and often noisy way
to play in a happy way with a lot of energy and movement
if children play at something, they pretend to be someone else or to be involved in a particular type of situation
to play in a rough noisy way
to play in a very lively or rough way
to play on a seesaw
to play in a violent way
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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