When Sharon graduated from a high school in Geneva, Switzerland, he reveled in her success, she recalled.
Sullivan says he “reveled in the discovery of how freeing it could be to meet people while wearing a mask.”
He accepted the universal caricature of himself as the hard-drinking “contrarian” and reveled in his capacity to bully all comers.
Ahmadinejad has reveled in bringing his road show to New York for the U.N. meeting for years.
He states them with a musical cadence and then brings them out one by one to be examined, dissected and reveled in.
They had reveled in the upper glories, deposited proof of their visit, and started to return.
He would have torn the other to pieces and reveled in the doing.
He was sufficiently a man of the world to be aware that the emotion in which he had reveled could have no satisfactory result.
"Issy" was a lover of certain kinds of literature and reveled in lurid fiction.
They gloried in difficulties, reveled in the opposition of things, and smiled at the tug of inertia.
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.