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Revelry

Revenge (See VENGEANCE.)
Reward (See PRIZE.)
Bacchanalia festival
in honor of Bacchus, god of wine. [Rom. Religion: NCE, 203]
Boar’s Head Tavern
scene of Falstaff’s carousals. [Br. Lit.: I Henry IV; II Henry IV]
Comus
hard-drinking god of festive mirth; whence, comic. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 31]
Dionysia
celebrations honoring the wine god, Dionysus. [Gk. Religion: Avery, 399, 404–408; Parrinder, 80]
Dionysus
(Rom. Bacchus) god of wine and revelry. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 39]
Fête Champêtre
erotically tinged painting of picnic scene. [Fr. Art: Daniel, 102]
Goliards
wandering scholar-poets of satirical Latin verse celebrating sensual pleasure. [Medieval Hist.: NCE, 1105]
grapes, garland of
traditional headdress of Dionysus (Bacchus). [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 373]
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During those times, the revelry was held every noon as a sign of penance while holding dancing in the streets.
But firecracker manufacturers said the list of fireworks display areas was not released on time, causing confusion to the buying public if they should buy firecrackers or not for the New Year revelry.
Arcane Revelry has partnered with dining experience platform, Feastly, and national CBD brand, Select CBD, to host Feastly Portland's first CBD-Infused Brunch Series on Saturday, November 11th from 11am to 2pm in Portland, Oregon.
Though the actor kept the media away, his sister Arpita posted photos of the revelry on Twitter.
Revelry did not disclose financial details in its statement.
Luckily, the Academy anticipate Oscars will be damaged in revelry after the ceremony and it was swiftly repaired.
It is most associated with towns and villages welcoming springtime fertility and revelry with fetes and community gatherings.
Summary: DUBAI -- Hundreds of families from all over the GCC joined the revelry at the Carnival that marked the first day of the 16th Dubai Shopping Festival at Dubai Creek Park on Thursday night.
OLD YEAR, NEW YEAR New Year's Eve depresses me, I dislike all the parties and revelry, I am sad for the Old Year, who is forced to flee Like a dear friend whom I will no longer see again.
But while that's the hope, police know it's possible that out-of-control drunken revelry could mar postgame festivities in Eugene.
Your Poem SEASON OF LOVE, City buildings are festooned with bunting gay as we celebrate the onset of Christmas Day, People rush around from store to store, Buying presents for relations and friends galore, There's an atmosphere of bonhomie goodnatured banter and revelry.
Paper presentations and creative writing on any aspect of the theme--including Carnival (Mardi Gras), holiday celebrations (religious or secular), revelry of any kind, festivals, and sacred rituals--are welcome.