REVEL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REVEL
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 v.  to take great pleasure or delight; make merry
Classic Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
1  The revel was at its height when a priest.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
2  To which pathetic appeal Daisy would answer with a coo, or Demi with a crow, and Meg would put by her lamentations for a maternal revel, which soothed her solitude for the time being.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
3  "Me loves Parpar," said the artful one, preparing to climb the paternal knee and revel in forbidden joys.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
4  I've always longed for lots of boys, and never had enough, now I can fill the house full and revel in the little dears to my heart's content.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
5  Leave this mansion instantly, while its inmates sleep sound after the last night's revel.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  Then plunging his hands and head into the fountain, he washed from them all marks of the midnight revel.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
7  Thomasin noticed all these, and was delighted that the May revel was to be so near.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
8  I had unchained an enemy among them whose joy it was to shed their blood and to revel in their groans.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
9  His body ached to do something, to rush out and revel in violence.
Dubliners By James Joyce
10  Even in this flash of revelation, she realized vaguely that, foolish though they seemed, theirs was the right attitude.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
11  Accepting Uncle Tom's Cabin as revelation second only to the Bible, the Yankee women all wanted to know about the bloodhounds which every Southerner kept to track down runaway slaves.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
12  She was not altogether certain how she felt about this revelation but as an idea came to her she suddenly laughed aloud.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIV
13  The revelation of this suddenly-established intimacy effectually chilled his desire to see her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
14  Her most positive experience was the revelation of Mrs. Flickerbaugh, the tall, thin, twitchy wife of the attorney.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
15  Captain Peleg's bruited reason for this thing appeared by no means adequate; though, indeed, as touching all Ahab's deeper part, every revelation partook more of significant darkness than of explanatory light.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 106. Ahab's Leg.
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The revelation was discussed at closed sessions of the Senate select committee on intelligence, chaired by Democrat David Boren.
2  His performance in the race today was a revelation to everyone.
3  The senator has been in the spotlight recently since the revelation of his tax frauds.
4  The President is at the center of a recent scandal over revelation about his financial interests.
5  He cannot see that the power of religion, especially belief in revelation, is weaker today than it was in any other epoch in human history.
6  The revelation gives more insight into what may have caused Prince's overdose. There are two likely possibilities: Either a pharmaceutical manufacturer mislabeled the pills, or the pills were illegally manufactured.
7  After reveling in a rousing Olympic summer of sporting success, Britain awoke Tuesday to another major milestone.
8  She's revelling in her newly found freedom.
9  Shocking revelations about their private life appeared in the papers.
10  These revelations only prove what I suspected all along.
11  The blunt instrument obstinately refused to reveal itself and he doubted if there were any more revelations to be got out of anybody.
12  He was moved to capture the skiff, arguing that it might be considered a ship and therefore legitimate prey for a pirate, but he knew a thorough search would be made for it and that might end in revelations.
13  The revelations come as some technologists start work on services they say will be impervious to spying.
14  The raucous crowd of New Year's Eve revelers got progressively noisier as midnight drew near.
15  The people all over the country revelled far into the night.