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synonyms for holidays

  • anniversary
  • break
  • celebration
  • feast
  • festival
  • festivity
  • gala
  • layoff
  • recess
  • vacation
  • fete
  • fiesta
  • jubilee
  • leave
  • liberty
  • day of rest
  • few days off
  • gone fishing
  • holy day
  • long weekend
  • red-letter day
  • saint's day

antonyms for holidays

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  • continuation
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The weeks lengthened into months, and the holidays came; but just before the holidays Black Sheep fell into deadly sin.
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These gorgeous tea-cups were never used but on high-days and holidays, or on the advent of any particular visitors.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
You hand it over to me and come back with me next holidays, and bring me a coach-full of your fellows.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
When a letter comes, forward it at once, and if necessary I shall go there during the holidays, and bring her home.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
In spring the students were generally set an important task to be completed during the summer holidays.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
I often console myself with thoughts of Easter, spring, and the summer holidays.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Before the summer holidays came, Tchaikovskys health was in an unsatisfactory condition.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky, however, devoted part of his holidays to his intimate friends Kondratiev and Shilovsky.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Just before the holidays, my dear brotherkin, I made the acquaintance of Count Tolstoi.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
It would be very nice, of course, to see other places and all thatbut you can always travel in your holidays.
CHAINSELIZABETH BAKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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