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junket
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  • The legislator is busy this weekend on a lavish golf junket in Scotland.
  • If I’m not recording or touring, then Bryn’s on location or off on one of her endless press junkets.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • She and Mary Burns had decided on the outfit together the weekend before, on a shopping junket down to the city.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Junket was made with white tablets that came out of a tube, and served with a dollop of grape jelly on the top.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye

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  • Neighbours and friends, though bride and bridegroom wants For to supply the places at the table, You know there wants no junkets at the feast.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Taming of the Shrew
  • Today the bards must drink and junket.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • But here, in the belly of the night, the illimitable, flat, wet mud was as featureless as a dark junket.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • A major sea nearly unknown to the ancients, except perhaps the Carthaginians, those Dutchmen of antiquity who went along the west coasts of Europe and Africa on their commercial junkets!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Will you have some junket?
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • On one occasion recently a local aldermanic junket had been arranged to visit Philadelphia—a junket that was to last ten days.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie

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  • It was the usual end-of-session junket season.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • George, taking out his wife to a new jaunt or junket every night, was quite pleased with himself as usual, and swore he was becoming quite a domestic character.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Lors, it’s as good as a junketing to ’cause when they see me wi’ my pack, an’ I shall niver pick up such bargains for ’cause again.
    George Eliot  --  The Mill on the Floss
  • When I and my poor man were jined in it we kept up the junketing all the week, and drunk the parish dry, and had to borrow half a crown to begin housekeeping!
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • "We workfolk shall have some lordly junketing to-night," said Cainy Ball, casting forth his thoughts in a new direction.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • To get her out of the way when he was up to something he sent her to visit her cousin on the South Side, an all-day junket on the streetcars.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • He was kicked out of the Guild ten years ago for that little junket of his with you.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • The junket for the visit by the joint Chiefs and the Select Armed Services Committee had been a nightmare to arrange.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • It is easy for him to talk of reparation, fresh from journeying and junketing in foreign lands, and living a life of vanity and pleasure.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • There were two tables of travel agents on a junket from Toronto—they thought Lenny was a Scottish comic who did impressions of the royal family.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • She had made him chicken broth that sparkled like diamonds in the evening light, and then there would be the junket he hated, turning to water under his tongue.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • So Great New York Times printed: LUNAR "UNDERSECRETARY" SAYS: "FOOD BELONGS TO HUNGRY" New York Today—O’Kelly Davis, soi-disant "Colonel of the Armed Forces of Free Luna" here on a junket to stir up support for the insurgents in the F.N. Lunar colonies, said in a voluntary statement to this paper that the "Freedom from Hunger" clause in the Grand Charter applied to the Lunar grain shipments— I asked Prof how should have handled?
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • She had made him chicken broth that sparkled like diamonds in the evening light, and then there would be the junket he hated, turning to water under his tongue.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • "Holloa! old Eester;" shouted the well-known voice of her husband, from the plain beneath; "ar’ you keeping your junkets, while we are finding you in venison and buffaloe beef?
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • On one occasion recently a local aldermanic junket had been arranged to visit Philadelphia—a junket that was to last ten days.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He smiled when he saw that she took him seriously, and he thought what a chance it would afford for a possible junket of a week or two.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • What’s left, perhaps, is golf, but I’ve played the game no more than a dozen times in my life, and then it was always with the same group of medical-supply wholesalers, who for several years in a row invited me on a spring junket to Myrtle Beach.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Masha, pass us some junket or raspberries.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • And a jaunt or a junket with HIM!
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Having eaten some junket and lighted a cigarette, he came back to the discussion.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Louella, I don’t want junket tonight.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • Louella, I don’t want junket tonight.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • Perversely I long for the desserts of my childhood, the desserts of war, simple and inexpensive and bland: tapioca pudding, with its gelatinous fish eyes, Jell-O caramel pudding, Junket.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • You should cut out this junketing around and go back to the university.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • When I looked back across the precious, stately landscape of my property, it seemed I had traveled far miles to the place I was standing, as if I had gone round and round the earth in an endless junket, the broad lawn a continent, the pool a whole ocean, the house the darkened museum of a one-man civilization, whose latent history, if I could so will it, would be left always unspoken, unsung.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I’ve made you some junket, too," she said with a straight face.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • I’ve made you some junket, too," she said with a straight face.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • He knows nothing of /lame ducks/, /pork barrels/, /gag-rule/, /junkets/, /gerrymanders/, /omnibus bills/, /snakes/, /niggers in the woodpile/, /Salt river/, /crow/, /bosses/, /ward heelers/, /men higher up/, /silk-stockings/, /repeaters/, /ballot-box stuffers/ and /straight/ and /split tickets/ (he always calls them /ballots/ or /voting papers/).
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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