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the act of showing joyful satisfaction in an event

a large or important social gathering

Synonyms for festivity

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Adam could just see that it was on the top of a hill, not quite so high as that which was covered by the Castle, on whose tower flew the flag, and which was all ablaze with moving lights, manifestly used in the preparations for the festivities on the morrow.
He doubted that it was one of his hut mates returning from the festivities, for he still heard the wild cries of the dancers and the din of the tom-toms in the village street without.
The next day will be my birthday, and the festivities will be held on the broad green just outside the gates of the City, where all my people can assemble without being crowded.
management"; as, "The festivities were under the auspices of the
Another swim at sunset, another merry evening on the rocks watching the lighted steamers pass seaward and the pleasure-boats come into port, ended the second day of the camping out, and sent everyone to bed early that they might be ready for the festivities of the morrow.
The men were making merry with festivities and dances; some were bringing home a bride to her husband on a well-wheeled car, while the bridal-song swelled high, and the glow of blazing torches held by handmaidens rolled in waves afar.
How the Crawleys got the money which was spent upon the entertainments with which they treated the polite world was a mystery which gave rise to some conversation at the time, and probably added zest to these little festivities.
One or two of the old properties were drawn out of the garrets, where they had lain ever since, and furbished up anew for the present festivities.
The innocent festivities over the election, and this gloomy, burdensome love to which he had to return struck Vronsky by their contrast.
If the vision of his sister Elizabeth, at home at the farm speculating sadly on the whereabouts of her wandering boy, ever came before his mental eye he certainly did not allow it to interfere with his appreciation of the festivities.
NyAMEY (CyHAN)- Nigerien workers, saddened by the death of tens of their fellow citizens during last Saturday's terrorist attack by Boko Haram in the extreme eastern region of Karamga, have decided to cancel the normal May 1 festivities, a trade union source said.
KHOST, March 21, 2010 (Frontier Star): Two persons were killed and two more sustained injures in an explosion at a fair held in connection with Nauroz festivities in southeastern Khost province today (March 21), an official said Sunday.
Pii Mai Lao is where you'll find locals and tourists throwing water at each other in festivities that ring in the Lao New Year.
Manama, Dec18(BNA) Muharraq Municipality has today honoured the team of workers in recognition of their efforts to organise the festivities marking Bahrain's 43rd National Day.
Summary: HM King Mohammed VI decided to cancel all the celebrations and festivities marking his birthday following the death of HRH Princess Lalla Fatima Zahra in consideration of the place of the late Princess in the hearts of all members of the Royal family and the Moroccan people, Ministry of Royal household, Protocol and Chancellery announced on Tuesday.