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Word: convivial

Definition: pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial


Sentences Containing 'convivial'

As the punch disappeared, Mr. Micawber became still more friendly and convivial.
Custis notes that Rivington, nevertheless, "proved faithful to his bargain, and often would provide intelligence of great importance gleaned in convivial moments at Sir William's or Sir Henry's table, be in the American camp before the convivialists had slept off the effects of their wine.
Exceedingly red eyed and grim, as if he had been up all night at a party which had taken anything but a convivial turn, Jerry Cruncher worried his breakfast rather than ate it, growling over it like any four footed inmate of a menagerie.
His convivial habits having led him into irregularities peculiarly inconsistent with his profession, his connection with this congregation ceased about 1783.
How could he forget that in his Island days, Queequeg, for one, must certainly have been guilty of some murderous, convivial indiscretions.
I impute it, though, to their naturally unctuous natures, being rendered still more unctuous by the nature of their vocation, and especially by their pursuing their game in those frigid Polar Seas, on the very coasts of that Esquimaux country where the convivial natives pledge each other in bumpers of train oil.
It is a most refreshing, convivial, beautiful object to behold.
Sometimes games are played to reduce tension and encourage a convivial atmosphere.
These establishments are known for their informal and convivial atmospheres, and are popular gathering places particularly for young people and office workers on their way home.

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