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noun as in formal dinner, usually ceremonial

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All have been struck off the menus of government banquets in Wenzhou.

Film festivals, like religious holidays and ceremonial banquets, rely on various soothing rituals to ensure their survival.

Huge tables and chairs and glossy banquets line this 6th floor ditty.

Banquets and feasting offered little attraction to the hero, and he despised riches and rank.

When that did not avail, its use was limited to feasts, banquets and sacrifices, and to guests and infirm old age.

At feasts and banquets he only touched it with his lips, and so might well boast of not drinking any at all.

These dinners, formal as they were, are to be distinguished carefully from the extravagant banquets of the ostentatious rich.

As a rule, one or two studies would club together to brew, instead of preparing solitary banquets.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to banquets, such as: festivity, feast, meal, reception, fete, and spread.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.