Reveling
Revel Rev"el, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Reveled}or {Revelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reveling} or {Revelling}.] [OF. reveler to revolt, rebel, make merry, fr. L. rebellare. See {Rebel}.] 1. To feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To move playfully; to indulge without restraint. ``Where joy most revels.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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