Word:

Feast

Pronunciation: fēst
n.1.A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary.
The seventh day shall be a feast to the Lord.
- Ex. xiii. 6.
2.A festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of food.
Enough is as good as a feast.
- Old Proverb.
3.That which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment.
The feast of reason, and the flow of soul.
- Pope.
Feast day
a holiday; a day set as a solemn commemorative festival.
v. i.1.To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals.
[imp. & p. p. Feasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Feasting.]
2.To be highly gratified or delighted.
With my love's picture then my eye doth feast.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.
2.To delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul.
Feast your ears with the music a while.
- Shak.
Noun1.Feastfeast - a ceremonial dinner party for many people
Synonyms: banquet
2.feast - something experienced with great delight; "a feast for the eyes"
3.feast - a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed; "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"
Synonyms: banquet, spread
4.feast - an elaborate party (often outdoors)
Synonyms: fete, fiesta
Verb1.feast - partake in a feast or banquet
Synonyms: banquet, junket
2.feast - provide a feast or banquet for
Synonyms: banquet, junket
3.feast - gratify; "feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view"
Synonyms: feed
Fast Data Enciphering Algorithm (cryptography) To see a feast in your dream, denotes your emotional needs or sexual appetite. Pleasant surprises may also be in your near future. To see disorder at a feast, foretells of quarrels or unhappiness through the negligence or sickness of some person. To arrive late to a feast, signifies of a bothersome event that will occupy your mind.High Holiday, High Holy Day, Lucullan feast, Mardi Gras, Sabbath, Saturnalia, Sunday, allay, anniversary, appease, assuage, bank holiday, bean-feast, beano, birthday, blow, blowout, board, bread, bread and butter, carnival, celebration, cheer, church calendar, church feast, comestibles, commemoration, creature comfort, cuisine, daily bread, day of festivities, day off, delight, dine, do, do justice to, eat heartily, eat up, eatables, ecclesiastical calendar, edibles, entertain, entertainment, event, fair, fare, fare well, fast, fast food, feast day, feed, festal board, festival, festival day, festive occasion, festivity, fete, fete day, field day, fiesta, fixed feast, food, food and drink, foodstuff, gala, gala affair, gala day, gladden, gormandize, gratification, gratify, great doings, groaning board, health food, high day, high jinks, holiday, holy day, holytide, ingesta, jamboree, joyance, jubilation, jubilee, junk food, kermis, kitchen stuff, legal holiday, mad round, meal, meat, memorialization, merrymaking, observance, occasion, overindulge, party, picnic, please, pleasure, polish the platter, provender, provision, put it away, quench, red-letter day, refreshment, regale, regalement, repast, revel, revelment, revelry, rite, ritual, round of pleasures, sate, satiate, satisfy, slake, solemnization, spread, sustenance, table, treat, tucker, viands, victuals, vittles, waygoose, wayzgoose, wine and dine
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fealty
Fear
fear and loathing
Fearer
Fearful
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Fearfulness
Fearless
fearlessly
fearlessness
Fearnaught
Fearsome
fearsomely
Feasibility
Feasible
feasibleness
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feast day
Feast of Booths
Feast of Dedication
Feast of Dormition
Feast of Guardian Angels
Feast of Lights
Feast of Sacrifice
Feast of Tabernacles
Feast of the Circumcision
Feast of the Dedication
Feast of the Unleavened Bread
Feast of Weeks
feast one's eyes
Feaster
Feastful
feasting
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