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revel
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

4 uses
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Definition
to take delight in

or:

to party — especially in a noisy way
  • In such wise, flown with insolence, do they seem to me to revel wantonly through the house: and well might any man be wroth to see so many deeds of shame, whatso wise man came among them.'
    Book 1 (53% in)
  • But they resorting to our house day by day sacrifice oxen and sheep and fat goats, and keep revel, and drink the dark wine recklessly, and lo, our great wealth is wasted, for there is no man now alive such as Odysseus was, to keep ruin from the house.
    Book 2 (13% in)
  • And I see that many men keep revel within, for the savour of the fat rises upward,{*} and the voice of the lyre is heard there, which the gods have made to be the mate of the feast.'
    Book 17 (44% in)
  • But they resorting to our house day by day sacrifice oxen and sheep and fat goats, and keep revel and drink the dark wine recklessly; and, lo, our great wealth is wasted, for there is no man now alive, such as Odysseus was, to keep ruin from the house.
    Book 17 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "revel" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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