a.1.Fond of festivity; given to merrymaking or reveling.
Companionable and revelous was she.
- Chaucer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Bhat feast, too, on many levels, is a bawdy and raucous celebration of desire--the gift of the goat-stomach is offered in a chaotically revelous atmosphere, replete with kisses dripping with saliva and sweat, monumental over-eating, passing out, bone-crushing hugs, and occasional vomiting.