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celebrating

See definition of celebrating on Dictionary.com
  • as incomplimentary
  • as injubilant
  • as inremembering

synonyms for celebrating

  • appreciative
  • congratulatory
  • polite
  • respectful
  • adulatory
  • approbative
  • approbatory
  • approving
  • commendatory
  • courtly
  • encomiastic
  • encomiastical
  • eulogistic
  • fair-spoken
  • fawning
  • highly favorable
  • honeyed
  • honoring
  • laudatory
  • panegyrical
  • plauditory
  • praiseful
  • sycophantic
  • unctuous
  • well-wishing
  • with high praise
  • with highest recommendation
  • commemorating
  • memorializing
  • recollecting
  • recollection
  • reliving
  • reminiscence
  • reminiscing
  • bringing back
  • looking back
  • thinking back
  • thinking of

antonyms for celebrating

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  • unmannerly
  • blaming
  • censuring
  • critical
  • denouncing
  • disparaging
  • for sale
  • insulting
  • reproachful
  • unflattering
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How to use celebrating in a sentence

It is unnecessary to say that they are not Bacchic songs celebrating the juice of the grape, or anything like it.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Burns wrote in Scotch, and in celebrating the anniversary of his birth, they celebrated a national fête.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
They were celebrating an anniversary service for the dead whose body lay elsewhere.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
Also, one boomed and boosted his own particular emotions, celebrating their merits in the language of the circus-poster.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The King's birthday was August 24, and preparations had been made for celebrating it with unusual brilliancy.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
It was at a luncheon party that they gave, by way of celebrating Jane's return to the social life.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Nagprimisyas kay nakadaug siyas iliksiyun, He is celebrating because he won the election.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
These gave them homage, paid to them taxes, and united with their kindred in celebrating funeral rites at their tombs.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
One day, being tired, he stopped to rest in a sylvan grove, where some peasants were celebrating a rustic festival.
FEMALE WARRIORS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELLEN C. CLAYTON
He acknowledged that his party went too far in calling the mass a sacrifice, and celebrating it for the living and the dead.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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