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Word of the Day 01/02/20 Festal

Festal (adjective)
festal [ fes-tl ]


adjective
1. pertaining to or befitting a feast, festival, holiday, or gala occasion.

OTHER WORDS FROM FESTAL
fes·tal·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO FESTAL
cordial, amiable, festive, buoyant, jolly, pleasant, good-natured, chipper, sociable, cheery, affable, convivial, lighthearted, genial, hearty, cheerful, jovial, lively, clubby, joyous

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Origin: 1470–80; < Latin fēst(um) feast + -al

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FESTAL
Even the sentinels had left their posts in order to enjoy the festal occasion.
STORIES OF LATER AMERICAN HISTORY|WILBUR F. GORDY

She saw him, tipsy and triumphant, bestriding the festal table, and yelling with horrid laughter!
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME II|VARIOUS

The feathers, glued upon a cotton web, were made into dresses for the wealthy to wear on festal occasions.
AZTEC LAND|MATURIN M. BALLOU

They were followed by a company of young nobles, arrayed in festal splendor.
THE HILL OF VENUS|NATHAN GALLIZIER

The Augustus was arrayed in the festal garments of a Csar, also covered with a purple cloak.
THE WANDERER'S NECKLACE|H. RIDER HAGGARD

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