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festal

Saltos de línea: fes¦tal
Pronunciación: /ˈfɛst(ə)l
 
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Definición de festal en inglés:

adjetivo

chiefly archaic
Relating to or characteristic of a celebration or festival: plum pudding was originally served on festal days as a main course
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the congregation assembled for worship, these two movements meet, and the heavenly angels join the children of God in festal celebration.
  • And the whole celebration will be rounded off at 6pm with a festal Eucharist in the parish church.
  • There is no more melancholy spectacle than a festal hall, the morning after the banquet, when the guests have departed and the lights are extinguished.

Origen

late 15th century: via Old French from late Latin festalis, from Latin festum, (plural) festa 'feast'.

Derivados

festally

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • But what good was it to our festally excited ancestors to. have their attention absorbed?
  • The chapel bell on the engine sounded most festally that sunny Sunday.

Words that rhyme with festal

vestal

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