It was a circle of exceptionally bright teenagers who revelled equally in wit and in culture.
For he danced and revelled, and practised every kind of intemperance and debauchery.
There I revelled at will amidst the wildest flights of my fancy.
On they leaped, sparkling and flashing beneath their ice-crowned banks, rejoicing as they revelled on in their lonely course.
He revelled in the extreme purity of his heart, and he would not go back to her.
We revelled in this unwonted profusion, and afterwards rode into the valley, which smiled upon us in verdant luxuriance.
He revelled in his new wisdom while he sat by the man he had killed.
I am quite impatient to meet the friends in whose good company Mr. Armstrong revelled before his present reincarnation.
For the rest, he was a bookworm and revelled in intellectual pursuits.
Gora Dwight was a very ambitious woman and revelled in the authority that fame and success had brought her.
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.