Clooney Revels in the freedom to work on projects he feels passionately about.
It is, to be sure, a stunt that has the added benefit of drawing the spotlight to Flynt, who Revels in the attention.
And she Revels in causing discomfort in her conservative homeland.
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.