“I would like to rest, and welcome the possibility of reveling in obscurity,” he told reporters as he left office.
They were delighted as they moved from dad to dad, reveling in the private bond they share with each one.
I sink down onto him … reveling in the fullness of my possession, reveling in his reaction, watching him unravel beneath me.
Now, with Cain in the lead, the right is reveling in racial self-congratulation.
Hillary Rodham Clinton must be reveling in the latest round of Republican fratricide.
We wandered on, turning our heads from one side to the other, I reveling in the delight of the others.
He stopped with a questioning look, reveling in his new power of deception.
After reveling in these imaginative sweets, the dry bread of actual toil becomes exceedingly distasteful.
As a matter of fact, Lyddy was reveling in house-furnishing of a humble sort.
He teased Leila and wrote poetry on the fly-specked dinner card, reading it out loud to her, reveling in her lovely confusion.
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.