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fete

also fête  (fāt, fĕt)
n.
1. A festival or feast.
2.
a. An elaborate, often outdoor entertainment.
b. An elaborate party.
tr.v. fet·ed, fet·ing, fetes also fêt·ed or fêt·ing or fêtes
1. To celebrate or honor with a festival, a feast, or an elaborate entertainment.
2. To pay honor to.

[French fête, from Old French feste; see feast.]

fêted

(feɪt) or

feted

adj
celebrated or honoured
References in classic literature ?
Her figure, but partially concealed by the soft deerskin, was all curves of symmetry and youthful grace, while her features might easily have been the envy of the most feted of Continental beauties.
Today I should be sitting in the place of honor at the banquet board of one of London's most exclusive clubs, feted and lionized.
I know that, because I was there on duty, having to interview one of the savants of the Academy of Philadelphia, who was being feted there.