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reveille, revelry
reveille (REV uh lee, REV i lee) (noun)
The blast of a bugle early in the morning which is used to awaken and to summon soldiers or sailors in a camp or garrison to get out of bed and get ready for the day's activities: Officer Jones used a sound system to enhance the reveille for the morning wake-up.
revelry (REV uhl ree) (noun)
Boisterous or noisy merrymaking: At New Years, there is revelry on the streets until the early morning hours.

It was difficult for Chad to respond to reveille this morning after having participated in the revelry last night.

1. Unrestrained merrymaking; lively enjoyment or celebration.
2. Boisterous merrymaking; that is, to dance, drink, sing, etc. at a party or in public; especially, in a noisy way.
This entry is located in the following unit: belli-, bell- (page 3)
(Greek > Latin: an ancient Greek and Roman god of wine and revelry; earlier called Dionysus by the Greeks)
Word Entries containing the term: “revelry
Wine and Revelry: Dionysus, Bacchus
Greek: Dionysus (god, also called Bacchus)
Latin: Bacchus; as well as, Liber (god). Liber was also associated with Libera, goddess of the vine.

The god of wine and of an orgiastic religion celebrating the power and fertility of nature, drama, and revelry.

Symbols: ivy, grapes, and leopards or panthers.

This entry is located in the following units: gods and goddesses from Greek and Latin Myths (page 3) vino-, vin-, vini- (page 3)