Examples of revelry in a Sentence
- Each city has its own Carnival, but none, not even the revelry of Mardi Gras, is as spectacular as Brooklyn's. —Peter Noel, Village Voice, 6 Sept. 1994
- Wassailing is an ancient English custom, part of the feasts and revelry of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, which have been revived in Colonial Williamsburg. —Joan P. Dutton, The Williamsburg Cookbook, 1975
- The tall minister stood again at the altar. He waited for the song and the revelry to die. —Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1969
- The small birds were taking their farewell banquets. In the fullness of their revelry, they fluttered, chirping and frolicking from bush to bush, and tree to tree … —Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 1820
the lottery winner was exhausted after a long night of revelry
Recent Examples of revelry from the Web
Running and revelry combined in Huntington Beach over the weekend during a three-day festival culminating in the Surf City USA Marathon and Half Marathon.
Even the officers were eager to get in on the revelry.
The opening party will feature Black Coffee as headliner and usher in the annual summer revelry Saturday, May 26.
Old men, business men and boys and girls slide about on the icy spots and fall in a spirit of revelry, and laughing quips ere passed as the people shiver along.
For old-fashioned revelry head to Colonial Williamsburg, which celebrates Hogmanay, a Scottish New Year’s holiday with ancient roots.
The current drug crisis, however, extends far beyond tourist revelry, as methamphetamines have flooded the neighborhoods that house workers in the city’s booming factories.
Couples are purchasing the next year's Halloween and costume-party attire; a whole family has stopped by to outfit themselves for the next decade of Mardi Gras revelry.
The video and photographic evidence of the social revelry before and after the execution was said to be disturbing enough to the wider French population and the French government that the use of public executions was reassessed.
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