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Synonyms for festiveness

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Each air-conditioned tent will be open every evening throughout the Holy Month, offering people a welcoming place to break their fast and enjoy the festiveness of the season.
He does not reject idealisation of the village setting, but he does not succumb to empty festiveness, and tries to put typical peasants of flesh and blood on stage.
The languid days, with their fasting - not even a glass of water for the most faithful - give way to evening celebrations whose festiveness is the antidote to the day's privations.
And her entreaties for "erotics" over "hermeneutics," for immanence over transcendence, for "style" and "beauty" over moral pontification are also calls for a certain festiveness and delectation: a "Let's go out, see the city, and enjoy ourselves
As the poem proceeds, the activities which suggested happiness are superseded by a scene which, while presenting the festiveness of a communal sacrifice, suggests desolation, victimization, down to details like the "peaceful citadel" the peace of which reverberates with the threat of war for which a citadel, after all, provides.
Thus his sperm is perceived as a combination of a basic and nutritious liquid--milk--with another liquid, symbolizing festiveness and luxury--champagne--both liquids mingling with the vital sweetness of honey.
French viewers may catch the idea of abundance and even perceive some of the festiveness involved, but the implied intimate joy must elude them: in the French experience, many foods placed on the table at once indicate hastiness rather than the element of solemnity that they signify in the traditional U.
It is supposed to be a common feast, which can include laughter and tears, gaiety, festiveness, spirituality with the heart and the senses--that is something we Lutherans often lack
Among the lower-profile films, however, there was festiveness and even joy to be found.
Every time the great writer came to visit us, he was received with much festiveness and celebration.
And by continuing your party theme - for a fiesta or wedding, for instance - container plantings add to your garden's festiveness.
They really like the music, the dancing and the festiveness of the occasion.
The contrast of the loneliness of the cemetery stood in sharp relief to the festiveness of the Mass in the same way that the festiveness of the Day of the Dead stands in relief to its macabre subject.
A well-known Hispanic artist has designed innovative point-of-sale materials for Coors Light's "Pura Vida" advertising campaign, "capturing all the liveliness, excitement and festiveness of the Hispanic culture," according to a report from a Coors Brewing Co.