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Synonyms for revel

celebrate

revel in something

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Synonyms for revel

to take extravagant pleasure

to show joyful satisfaction in an event, especially by merrymaking

to behave riotously

the act of showing joyful satisfaction in an event

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Thus urged, he would frequently give himself the trouble of watching them from the windows during their play; at times, he would follow them through the grounds, and too often came suddenly upon them while they were dabbling in the forbidden well, talking to the coachman in the stables, or revelling in the filth of the farm-yard--and I, meanwhile, wearily standing, by, having previously exhausted my energy in vain attempts to get them away.
Once again he was the jungle beast revelling in bloody conflict with his kind.
Then again on the other side was a rout of young men revelling, with flutes playing; some frolicking with dance and song, and others were going forward in time with a flute player and laughing.
wholly unconscious of this heavenly scene - perhaps revelling with his boon companions, perhaps - God help me, it is too - too much!
How he must be revelling in the thousand new birds, beasts, and fishes
And yet here you are, at the top of your life, where diminishing and dying begin, living an obscure and sordid existence, hunting sea animals for the satisfaction of woman's vanity and love of decoration, revelling in a piggishness, to use your own words, which is anything and everything except splendid.