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Revelry

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Word: Revelry [Rev-ul-ry]

Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: wild and noisy celebration; boisterous merrymaking

Origin: 15th century, from revel – Middle English, from Anglo-French reveler, literally, to rebel, from Latin rebellare

Example Sentence: The lottery winner was exhausted after a long night of revelry.