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festive

fes·tive

festive

 
 
pronunciation:
fe stihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or suitable for a feast or celebration.
a festive costume
 
synonyms:
celebratory, gala, holiday
similar words:
festival, gay, jolly, merry
definition 2: merry and joyful.
a festive occasion
synonyms:
convivial, gay, gleeful, jolly, joyful, merry, mirthful
antonyms:
funereal
similar words:
cheerful, cheery, frolicsome, happy, lively
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derivations: festively (adv.), festiveness (n.)
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