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synonyms for make merry

  • honor
  • laud
  • observe
  • perform
  • praise
  • proclaim
  • revere
  • bless
  • carouse
  • commend
  • consecrate
  • dedicate
  • eulogize
  • exalt
  • extol
  • feast
  • fete
  • glorify
  • hallow
  • jubilate
  • keep
  • lionize
  • memorialize
  • party
  • publicize
  • rejoice
  • revel
  • ritualize
  • signalize
  • solemnize
  • beat the drum
  • blow off steam
  • ceremonialize
  • drink to
  • have a ball
  • kick up one's heels
  • let loose
  • live it up
  • make whoopee
  • mark with a red letter
  • paint the town red
  • raise hell

antonyms for make merry

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  • blame
  • denounce
  • reproach
  • be sad
  • castigate
  • condemn
  • criticize
  • debase
  • deny
  • disapprove
  • humiliate
  • refuse
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • overlook
    • compliment
    • flatter
    • praise
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        How to use make merry in a sentence

        And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
        THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
        She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
        BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
        Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
        CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
        Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
        THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
        Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
        CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
        We were in the midst of it, and having a merry time, when the door suddenly opened and Liszt appeared.
        MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
        It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
        THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
        Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
        CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
        The sound of my step shall make your heart jump; a look from me shall make you dumb for an hour.
        CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
        Fanning and Wharton were to make head against the infantry and cavalry.
        BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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