Feast in a sentence

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Definition of Feast

  • A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary.
  • 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.
  • That which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment.
  • To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals.
  • To be highly gratified or delighted.
  • To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.
  • To delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul.
  • something experienced with great delight
  • an elaborate party (often outdoors)
  • a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
  • a ceremonial dinner party for many people
  • gratify
  • partake in a feast or banquet
  • provide a feast or banquet for

How to use feast in a sentence. Feast pronunciation.

I may sit in the court-yard and hear the singers, may listen to the tale-tellers by the light of the moon; I may hear the tales of Al-Raschid chanted by one whose tongue never falters, and whose voice is like music; after the manner of the East I may give bread and meat to the poor at sunset; I may call the dancers to the feast.
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Achmet is bidden to the feast.
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Now the first day of the feast of unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover?
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After the sublime rage of fighting, which proves to the old man's satisfaction that his sons are really worthy of him, comes the sublime joy of brandy, and a prodigious feast, which only the stomachs of fifteenth century Cossacks could survive.
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Well, the human race has had its childhood-a time of incessant and bloody war; but war was not then one of the scourges of mankind, but a continued, savage, exultant national feast to which daring bands of youths marched forth, meeting victory or death with joy and pleasure. . . .
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It was the last day of the feast.
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The Emperor rushed from the Empress's arms to embrace this child, whose birth was for him the last and highest favor of fortune, and seemed almost beside himself with joy, rushing from the son to the mother, from the mother to the son, as if he could not sufficiently feast his eyes on either.
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For two or three minutes Nancy stood alone, watching the patient little grey beasts, whose pendent ears, with many a turn and twitch, expressed their joy in the feast of thistles.
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You still can splash an oriental hue, Red, yellow, green or blue, Upon a fresh and various outside; While you support-perhaps your greatest pride High pundits for your intellectual feast, And some tame bards, of whom I am the least. DUM-DUM.
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And when things happen to "The Yews" or "Planes" Left by the Joneses like a haunt of lazars; When the roof falls, or in the winter rains The dining-room breaks out in sudden blains, And every feast we have recalls BELSHAZZAR's; You shall be smiling.
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It was their happiness and their glory to learn the smallest details of the high life of Paris; to follow its feasts, speak in its slang, copy its toilets, and read its favorite books.
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Earth lodges were generally used for large gatherings, such as feasts, councils, or dances.
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And as the Egyptians after their feasts were wont to present the company with a great image of death, by one that cried out to them, "Drink and be merry, for such shalt thou be when thou art dead"; so it is my custom to have death not only in my imagination, but continually in my mouth.
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I myself knew a gentleman, who having treated a large company at his house, three or four days after bragged in jest (for there was no such thing), that he had made them eat of a baked cat; at which, a young gentlewoman, who had been at the feast, took such a horror, that falling into a violent vomiting and fever, there was no possible means to save her.
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They had stopped up the door with stones and clay, and allowed it only to be opened at the feast of Pentecost.
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And they stayed there till Easter Eve, and took one of the sheep (which followed them as if it had been tame) to eat for the Paschal feast.
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Whence, as early as the sixth century, if not the fifth, they, and their disciples of Iona and Scotland, derived their peculiar tonsure, their use of bells, their Eastern mode of keeping the Paschal feast, and other peculiarities, seemingly without the intervention of Rome, is a mystery still unsolved.
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The feast consisted of a pot-au-feu, which Miss Chalice had made, of a leg of mutton roasted round the corner and brought round hot and savoury (Miss Chalice had cooked the potatoes, and the studio was redolent of the carrots she had fried; fried carrots were her specialty); and this was to be followed by poires flambees, pears with burning brandy, which Cronshaw had volunteered to make.
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Considering it, the mind reeled under visions of the feasts of Elagabalus; and the subtle harmonies of Debussy mingled with the musty, fragrant romance of chests in which have been kept old clothes, ruffs, hose, doublets, of a forgotten generation, and the wan odour of lilies of the valley and the savour of Cheddar cheese.
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She spoke with a cockney accent, but with an affectation of refinement which made every word a feast of fun.
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Examples of Feast

Example #1
But what comfort shall it give?
Example #2
Are not Foorgat's riches mine, his Palace, his gardens, his cattle, and his plantations, are they not mine?
Example #3
There will be dancers and singers to make the feast worthy?
Example #4
With a great sigh, and yet with the tenseness gone from her eyes, she slowly drew the veil up again till only her eyes were visible.
Example #5
Dore's illustration, which portrays Mary Magdalene as a heartbroken and despairing sinner, shows that he has fallen into the common error.
Example #6
The demeanor of Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is, however, by no means that of a fallen and sinful though penitent woman but that of a pious and good one (see Luke x, 39, 42; John xi, 28-33; xii, 3).