[ fes-tuh-vuh l ]
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Festivals in honour of Zeus, because he delivered men from misfortunes and dangers.

She talked of corn, how it was planted and harvested, with what rites and festivals.

She did the things set aside for festivals, or the days when we have company.

Much wine is only to be drunk at the festivals of Dionysus, and certainly not on the occasion of a marriage.

There shall also be festivals for women, to be distinguished from the men's festivals.

So they did so, and at festivals also the old father had his own glass beside him.

The Progressists will never make a Revolution, for all their festivals and fanfaronades.

Part of the joy of Sabbaths and Festivals was the change of prayer-diet.

A reflex of the child's old joy in the Festivals glowed in his soul.

The festivals of Carthage were said to be similar to those of Eleusis.