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synonyms for merrymaking

  • amusement
  • carousal
  • conviviality
  • enjoyment
  • festivity
  • frolic
  • jolly
  • merriment
  • pleasure
  • revelry
  • festive
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antonyms for merrymaking

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  • gloom
  • misery
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
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How to use merrymaking in a sentence

We dived into a lurid, crowded cavern that echoed with some dismal merrymaking of string and drum.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Abby meant to enjoy them, and invited all her relatives to a time of general feasting and merrymaking.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
In this incessant merrymaking the people soon forgot their astonishment at the sudden disappearance of the bride.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
I thought I heard the sound of noisy merrymaking,—with music as if many were dancing.
DRAMATIC READER FOR LOWER GRADESFLORENCE HOLBROOK
The people themselves would probably prefer to have their merrymaking to themselves.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
When we heard that you were staying overnight at Green Spring, we hoped that, being so near, you would come to our merrymaking.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
It was a festival of fortune's favorites, a merrymaking of those lucky few who have nothing to do but enjoy life's pleasures.
BY RIGHT OF CONQUESTARTHUR HORNBLOW
The seven days having elapsed, another merrymaking took place, at which much liquor was drunk.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 1HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
Jason's tastes, as she well knew, did not incline to ministers and schoolmasters as companions in merrymaking.
THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THANKSGIVING STORIESVARIOUS
This first portion of our journey was quite like a merrymaking.
BENJAMIN OF OHIOJAMES OTIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MERRYMAKING

  • Mardi Gras
  • amusement park
  • bacchanal
  • carny
  • carousal
  • circus
  • conviviality
  • exposition
  • fair
  • feasting
  • festival
  • fete
  • fiesta
  • frolic
  • gala
  • grind show
  • heyday
  • jamboree
  • jollification
  • jubilee
  • masquerade
  • merrymaking
  • orgy
  • ragbag
  • revelry
  • rout
  • saturnalia
  • side show
  • spree
  • street fair
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