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noun as in festival

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Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.

But with the outbreak of hostilities in mid-2011, all festivities were thrust into the deep freeze.

As the fusion of Indian and Spanish tradition evolved, public festivities took a commercial turn.

Unfortunately, despite the extravagance of the parades, Putin was not there to witness the festivities.

She returned this year, headlined the festivities, before heading to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Oklahoma City.

The wedding breakfast very much resembled the similar festivities at which most of us have assisted.

The business part of the proceedings came first, and I did not stay for the festivities.

The festivities lasted for several days, some Americans being among the invited guests.

The girl had expected to find the house still and quiet, and here were evidences of social festivities.

The Felibrean festivities continue, the numerous publications in the Provençal tongue still have in him a constant contributor.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to festivities, such as: anniversary, commemoration, competition, fair, feast, and gala.

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