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
Other definitions for revel (2 of 2)
How to use revel in a sentence
He states them with a musical cadence and then brings them out one by one to be examined, dissected and reveled in.
A source reveled to The Sunday Times that “preliminary meetings” were being held with bankers to discuss an IPO.Kate Middleton's St. Patrick's Day Look; 'Vogue UK' Editor Defends Skinny Cover Models|The Fashion Beast Team|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a period of time, Italians reveled in the fact that they had a leader who seemed normal.
In the 1960s, the great abstractionist reveled in making absurdist pictures of (almost) nothing.
Whether TTP had actually engineered the massacre was unclear, but they reveled in the fear and publicity it generated.
Here the French kings reveled in voluptuousness, with their prisoners groaning beneath their feet.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
And she positively reveled in the awkward and embarrassed silence that fell on all in the room.In the Onyx Lobby|Carolyn Wells
But he drank deep, silent draughts of love, and reveled in the bright future of his passion.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
When the sun went down the moon came up to give her light, and nature reveled in her beauty.
He made the Enterprise office his headquarters, and fairly reveled in the company he found there.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine