verb (used without object), rev·eled, rev·el·ing or (especially British) rev·elled, rev·el·ling.
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Origin of revel
OTHER WORDS FROM revelrev·el·er; especially British, rev·el·ler, nounrev·el·ment, nounun·rev·el·ing, adjectiveun·rev·el·ling, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for revel
So, during our yearly week of sloth and bacchanalian revels, we would sneak out for two 30-minute bouts of hard running, hoping that would allow us to be both well-rested and still fit when we started training for indoor track.
In the safety of the light of day, we positively revel in our facts.
Much like the Taj Mahal, Revel opened in classically gaudy Atlantic City style in April 2012—with a sunrise Champagne toast.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Revel casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, was equipped with a particularly elaborate video system.
The second leak came shortly after Revel went bust and shut down on September 2.
Lately, Richard Dawkins seems to scan the world for sore spots, take a good poke, and revel in the ensuing outcry.
Why must I and my child walk on this hot pavement, while they repose on velvet cushions and revel in all luxury?Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
During all this time the Count was in high spirits, and seemed to revel in the brightness of the day and the glory of the scenery.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
They could revel in the rugged measures of ‘Marmion,’ in the whirl and clatter of the ‘Last Minstrel.’A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
She too hides somewhere, deep down, a poor fettered thing that would gladly join the revel, if it dared.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
They absolutely revel in the most voluptuous indulgence of the nil admirari.The British Expedition to the Crimea|William Howard Russell