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synonyms for junketing

  • celebration
  • distraction
  • enjoyment
  • joke
  • joy
  • laughter
  • pastime
  • pleasure
  • sport
  • absurdity
  • ball
  • blast
  • buffoonery
  • cheer
  • clowning
  • diversion
  • entertainment
  • escapade
  • festivity
  • foolery
  • frolic
  • gaiety
  • gambol
  • game
  • grins
  • holiday
  • horseplay
  • jocularity
  • jollity
  • merriment
  • merrymaking
  • mirth
  • nonsense
  • picnic
  • playfulness
  • recreation
  • rejoicing
  • relaxation
  • riot
  • romp
  • solace
  • tomfoolery
  • treat
  • whoopee
  • big-time
  • good time
  • high jinks
  • jesting
  • joking
  • living it up
  • romping

antonyms for junketing

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  • work
  • chore
  • drudgery
  • labor
  • task
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How to use junketing in a sentence

I want to have a word with Dunton to-night, if I can shake him loose from his junketing bunch long enough to listen to it.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
"You are too little for all this junketing, Anne," he said kindly.
GRACE HARLOWE'S PLEBE YEAR AT HIGH SCHOOLJESSIE GRAHAM FLOWER
But, I warrant, some idle junketing hath occupied you too deeply to think of your service or your duty.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
We have been junketing around for so long that we don't want to do anything else.
THE FOUR CORNERS ABROADAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
Then do you tell her, Seor, I have but gone a-junketing, and she may look to see me again when my frolic's over.
A SET OF ROGUESFRANK BARRETT
Ramabai's house was supposed to be under strict surveillance; but the soldiers, due to largess, were junketing in the bazaars.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
Coupeau and Lantier were forever going out junketing together.
L'ASSOMMOIREMILE ZOLA
One of their worst habits was an excessive love of junketing,—nay, if you will, an intolerable gluttony.
WILHELM MEISTER'S APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAVELS, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
When people form a party and go from village to village, junketing and gossiping, they are said to go on a malanga.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 17 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Consequently, to the casual man in the street, we appeared to be only a little party going into the city for a mild junketing.
SIXTEEN MONTHS IN FOUR GERMAN PRISONSHENRY CHARLES MAHONEY
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