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True child of Alsace, he revelled in local folklore and legend.

It was the sort of thing he would have revelled in three or four years earlier.

There I revelled at will amidst the wildest flights of my fancy.

He revelled in the extreme purity of his heart, and he would not go back to her.

He revelled in his new wisdom while he sat by the man he had killed.

Was this to be the end of the brilliant dream I had so often revelled in?

He revelled in the beautiful woods so often devastated by forest fires.

They arrived at a dwelling and there they drank and revelled.

The Warlock drank and drank, revelled and revelled, and then grew angry.

How an artist like Beardsley would have revelled in these moments is easy to conjecture.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "riotous merry-making," from Old French revel "entertainment, revelry," verbal noun from reveler "be disorderly, make merry" (see revel (v.)). Related: Revels; revel-rout.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.