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rejoice

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commemorate

perform

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to mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing

to show joyful satisfaction in an event, especially by merrymaking

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behave as expected during of holidays or rites

assign great social importance to

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Children's songs were songs sung in most preschools such as "The Alphabet Song," "Yankee Doodle," "The Wheels on the Bus," "Row, Row, Row your Boat," and "Rock-a-Bye-Baby." Patriotic songs were songs that evoke loyalty and love for the country such as "America." Celebrative or festive songs were sung during celebrations or festivals such as "Happy Birthday," "Deck the Halls," "Jingle Bells," and "Silent Night." Religious songs were sung during religious events such as "Jesus Loves Me." Others were songs that did not belong to any of the four categories.
The entire country is now in celebrative mood with many offices closed for the extended holidays.
This celebrative subtext is reinforced by Lopakhin's offer of champagne to the Ranyevskaya family upon their departure, and Petya's final speech, "hail, new life!
Celebrative community--in which the heritage of the institution is remembered; where rituals affirming both tradition and change are widely shared.
Indian dance and music and arts are very celebrative, of life and prayer to the divine.
The proceedings of the celebrative conference contains five papers in English and six in Arabic.
It should tell us something that in healthy societies drug use is celebrative, convivial, and occasional whereas among us it is lonely, shameful and addictive.
Just as the caterpillar becomes a butterfly, as carbon is converted into diamond, as the grain of wheat upon dying in the ground produces other grains of wheat, as all of nature revives in the spring and dresses up in celebrative clothing, as the believing community is formed out of Adam's fallen race, as the resurrection body is raised from the body that is dead and buried in the earth, so too, by the re-creating power of Christ, the new heaven and the new earth will one day emerge from the fire-purged elements of this world, radiant in enduring glory and forever set free from the "bondage to decay" ...
See Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf, 'Revisiting Feminist Discourses on Infibulation: Responses from Sudanese Feminists, in FEMALE "CIRCUMCISION" IN AFRICA: CULTURE, CONTROVERSY AND CHANGE 151, 153 (Bettina Shell-Duncan & Ylva Hernlund eds., 2000) [hereinafter FEMALE "CIRCUMCISION" IN AFRICA] (describing the celebrative and festive aspects of FGR in Sudan); Elena Jirovsky, Views of Women and Men in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, on Three Forms of Female Genital Modification, 18 REPROD.
In fact, he speaks in celebrative high-pitched notes, a fact evident in the choice of diction ("brilliantly," "beautifully"), the breathtaking one-word end-stopped lines, and the careful use of the phrase "yet bearably" before the adjective "barren." This extolling, rather ecstatic, tone gets more pronounced as the persona hilariously declares how he took this Safari trip to "empty" himself in the vast expanse of the desert (12).
We also acknowledge that the discourse on these transitions is framed by the celebrative manifestos and management books that favoured the internet industry being in a downturn after the bubble burst at the end the 1990.
Ya Hala, which means "welcome" in Arabic, will be held on September 1, and is a celebrative event to kick off the academic year featuring speakers, skits, food, giveaways and music.
The favourable entertainment destination for families is preparing up to be the most happening and celebrative venue during the joyous occasion of Eid Al Fitr.
Rubek's "Resurrection Day" sculpture, originally the glorious and celebrative image of the young and naked Irene, turns in his later modifications to a grotesque and tormented portrayal of regret, peopled with the sculptor himself as the central figure of remorse among others with hidden animal faces.