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See definition of revel on Dictionary.com
  • nouncelebration, merrymaking
  • verbtake pleasure; celebrate

synonyms for revel

  • bacchanal
  • carousal
  • carouse
  • debauch
  • festivity
  • frolic
  • gaiety
  • gala
  • jollification
  • jollity
  • merriment
  • party
  • reveling
  • saturnalia
  • skylarking
  • spree
  • wassail
  • whoopee
  • high jinks
  • revelment
See also synonyms for: reveling
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How to use revel in a sentence

So, during our yearly week of sloth and bacchanalian revels, we would sneak out for two 30-minute bouts of hard running, hoping that would allow us to be both well-rested and still fit when we started training for indoor track.
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Why must I and my child walk on this hot pavement, while they repose on velvet cushions and revel in all luxury?
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
During all this time the Count was in high spirits, and seemed to revel in the brightness of the day and the glory of the scenery.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
They could revel in the rugged measures of ‘Marmion,’ in the whirl and clatter of the ‘Last Minstrel.’
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
She too hides somewhere, deep down, a poor fettered thing that would gladly join the revel, if it dared.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
They absolutely revel in the most voluptuous indulgence of the nil admirari.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Seven days long they will plunder, kill, and revel, thinking of ten thousand things before scouting.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The result of the above conversation was a consultation between Mr Revel and his wife upon their first meeting.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Mr Revel, aware of the effect produced by an appearance of wealth, had taken one of them for his daughters.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Mr Revel, who is very intimate with the theatre people, proposed that they should try their fortune on the stage.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
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WORDS RELATED TO REVEL

  • delight in
  • derive pleasure
  • enjoy
  • indulge
  • luxuriate
  • relish
  • revel
  • rollick
  • savor
  • take comfort
  • take pleasure
  • wallow
  • welter
  • escapade
  • gag
  • gambol
  • high jinks
  • hop
  • hot foot
  • jest
  • joke
  • jump
  • leap
  • mischief
  • practical joke
  • prank
  • put on
  • revel
  • rib
  • rollick
  • shenanigan
  • sport
  • stunt
  • tomfoolery
  • trick
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