It was a circle of exceptionally bright teenagers who revelled equally in wit and in culture.
For he danced and revelled, and practised every kind of intemperance and debauchery.
He had revelled in the tale of Chum's wickedness; he had adored him for being so conceited.
On they leaped, sparkling and flashing beneath their ice-crowned banks, rejoicing as they revelled on in their lonely course.
She revelled in all the evil ironies of triumphant adultery.
We revelled in this unwonted profusion, and afterwards rode into the valley, which smiled upon us in verdant luxuriance.
I revelled in it, and in a few weeks I was ready with the revised plans.
I am quite impatient to meet the friends in whose good company Mr. Armstrong revelled before his present reincarnation.
Cain and Curtis revelled in the task of philanthropic destruction.
Gora Dwight was a very ambitious woman and revelled in the authority that fame and success had brought her.
late 14c., "riotous merry-making," from Old French revel "entertainment, revelry," verbal noun from reveler "be disorderly, make merry" (see revel (v.)). Related: Revels; revel-rout.
early 14c., "to feast in a noisy manner;" late 14c., "take part in revels," from Old French reveler, also rebeller "be disorderly, make merry; rebel, be riotous," from Latin rebellare "to rebel" (see rebel (v.)). The meaning "take great pleasure in" first recorded 1754. Related: Reveled; reveling; revelled; revelling.