Sentence Examples


  • Once in the regiment I had not gone to some merrymaking where there was music... and suddenly I felt so depressed...
  • The too sudden adoption of European clothing, rendering the body supersensitive to changes of temperature; lastly, the action of over-zealous missionaries in suppressing the dances, merrymaking and free joyous life of pagan times, and the preaching of a sombre type of Christianity, with deadening effects on the buoyant temperament of these children of Nature.
  • The second day, named Choes (feast of beakers), was a time of merrymaking.
  • The proceedings closed with songs to the god and a general merrymaking, in which all the members of the family and the servants took part.
  • It is celebrated in Catholic countries, as the last day of the carnival, with feasting and merrymaking, of which, in England, the eating of pancakes alone survives as a social custom, the day having been called at one time "Pancake Tuesday."