Thesaurus / revelling


The coast is to be left defenceless, while men of the interior are revelling in conquest and spoil.

That other self of hers unfurled its wings, and she floated off, revelling in an ecstasy of gentle motion.

The Beth BookSarah Grand

How was it in the old times when Port Royal was crowded with revelling crews of buccaneers?

The English in the West IndiesJames Anthony Froude

They sat in front of the temple until far in the night, revelling in the beauty of the new nature.

NedraGeorge Barr McCutcheon

He had a grand time, revelling with pen and pad and littering the floor with inked sheets unnumbered and still wet.

Without doubt it was to go and spend it with her in liquorishness and revelling!

While they are revelling he plans a rising among his fellow-captives which is successful.

The Standard CantatasGeorge P. Upton

I sat among them quiet and silent, but revelling in this partial return of olden times.

The Doctor's DilemmaHesba Stretton

It was then that my grandfather, revelling in his rascally wit, went through a comedy scene of sublime audacity.

MaupratGeorge Sand

But at the height a redoubled pace turns the mood back to revelling mirth with broken bits of the horn tune.


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