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1. revel

verb. ['ˈrɛvəl'] take delight in.

Synonyms

  • have a good time
  • wallow
  • use
  • live it up
  • enjoy
  • have a ball
  • expend

Antonyms

  • linger
  • laugh
  • top
  • bottom

Etymology

  • revelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • revel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Revel

  • multilevel
  • dishevel
  • bedevil
  • level
  • devoll
  • devil
  • bevill
  • bevil
  • bevel

Example sentences of the word revel


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some women revel in the thrill of the chase.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If your friends have an Arabian-themed party you can be Jafar and revel in how evil you look.

Quotes containing the word revel


1. I am deeply spiritual; I revel in those things that make for good - the things that we can do to shed a little light, to help place an oft-dissonant universe back in tune with itself... Long live art, long live friendship, long live the joy of life!
- Jessye Norman

2. You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty.
- Kelly White

3. I'd rather be interesting, original, & unique then follow the pack. Revel in who you truly are & be liberated!
- Amy Leigh Mercree

2. revel

noun. ['ˈrɛvəl'] unrestrained merrymaking.

Synonyms

  • jollification
  • bacchanal
  • debauch
  • bust
  • tear
  • toot
  • whoopee
  • bacchanalia
  • orgy
  • saturnalia
  • binge
  • bout
  • conviviality
  • revelry
  • debauchery
  • carouse
  • drunken revelry
  • booze-up
  • bender
  • carousal
  • riot

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • repair
  • success
  • rich

Etymology

  • revelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • revel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. revel

verb. ['ˈrɛvəl'] celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities.

Synonyms

  • make merry
  • whoop it up
  • jollify
  • racket
  • wassail
  • make whoopie
  • fete
  • carouse
  • make happy
  • roister
  • riot

Antonyms

  • order
  • disrespect
  • dishonor
  • dissatisfy

Etymology

  • revelen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • revel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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