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1. banquet

noun. ['ˈbæŋkwət'] a ceremonial dinner party for many people.

Synonyms

  • dinner party
  • dinner
  • feast

Antonyms

  • fold
  • cross
  • concentration
  • stand still

Etymology

  • banket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banquet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Banquet

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Example sentences of the word banquet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Therefore, those who are a part of a large organization will often attend a banquet or two.

2. Adjective
Seat guests at banquet tables; preferably, your dining room table if everyone will fit.

Quotes containing the word banquet


1. You're very welcome,"she said, giving my hair a hard tug. "You should be used to being gawked at by now.""And yet I'm not.""Well, if it gets too bad, give me a signal, and I'll get up on the banquet table, toss my skirt over my head, and do a little dance. That way no one will be looking at you.
- Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

2. My dearest girl,' said the vampire finally, examining Lord Maccon with an exhausted but appreciative eye, 'such a banquet. Never been one to favor werewolves myself, but he is very well equipped, now, is he not?'Miss Tarabotti gave him an arch look. 'My goodies,' she warned.Humans,' chuckled the vampire, 'so possessive.
- Gail Carriger, Soulless

3. The greatest enemy of hunger for God is not poison but apple pie.It is not the banquet of the wicked that dulls our appetite forheaven, but endless nibbling at the table of the world. It is notthe X-rated video, but the prime-time dribble of triviality wedrink in every night.
- John Piper, A Hunger for God

2. banquet

verb. ['ˈbæŋkwət'] provide a feast or banquet for.

Synonyms

  • feast
  • host

Antonyms

  • eat in
  • reassure
  • parasite

Etymology

  • banket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banquet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. banquet

noun. ['ˈbæŋkwət'] a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed.

Synonyms

  • meal
  • spread
  • feast

Antonyms

  • colourless
  • colorless
  • gather
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • banket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banquet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. banquet

verb. ['ˈbæŋkwət'] partake in a feast or banquet.

Synonyms

  • eat
  • junket
  • feast

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • uncover
  • unprepared
  • abstain

Etymology

  • banket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • banquet (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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