drunken revelry

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Noun1.drunken revelry - a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuitydrunken revelry - a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
revel, revelry - unrestrained merrymaking
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The King's party, however, had no suspicion that an attack was imminent, and, in direct contrast to the methods of the baronial troops, had spent the preceding night in drunken revelry, so that they were quite taken by surprise.
Like one who after a night of drunken revelry hies to his bed, still reeling, but with conscience yet pricking him, as the plungings of the Roman race-horse but so much the more strike his steel tags into him; as one who in that miserable plight still turns and turns in giddy anguish, praying God for annihilation until the fit be passed; and at last amid the whirl of woe he feels, a deep stupor steals over him, as over the man who bleeds to death, for conscience is the wound, and there's naught to staunch it; so, after sore wrestlings in his berth, Jonah's prodigy of ponderous misery drags him drowning down to sleep.
I also have had my hours of vengeance I have fomented the quarrels of our foes, and heated drunken revelry into murderous broil I have seen their blood flow I have heard their dying groans
However, the church had concerns about the drunken revelry of the groups of Mari Lwyd, and put a stop to the behaviour in the 1960s.
What little would remain of the Qajar portraits of topless wine-tippling belles and the Safavid frescoes of Esfahan's palaces, brimming with scenes of drunken revelry, had there not been any cupbearers?
On his journey home after the drunken revelry, Masters contemplates ending his life by crashing into a car.
Lewis spent half of the money on crates of drink and a cornucopia of food for the party he was throwing, and he had also forked out PS25 hiring a professional disc jockey called Zodiac to get the drunken revelry going.
Let Prague cater for the same drunken revelry you'll get at home but in a different language.
Given the very public benders he'd been photographed indulging in following his split from actress Sienna Miller, could it have been the result of another night of drunken revelry perhaps, or a clash with some paparazzi?
Some are candid shots capturing drunken revelry on the dance floor.
Not to mention the bobbies needed to deal with the drunken revelry seen in some areas every weekend.
It was immediately afterwards, amid all the drunken revelry, that he lunged at a young woman, pressing her against a wall wit hwoman, pressing her against a wall wit his body.