feast


    Wordnet
  • something experienced with great delight
    eg: "a feast for the eyes"
  • an elaborate party (often outdoors)
  • a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed
    eg: "a banquet for the graduating seniors"; "the Thanksgiving feast"; "they put out quite a spread"
  • a ceremonial dinner party for many people
  • gratify
    eg: "feed one''s eyes on a gorgeous view"
  • partake in a feast or banquet
  • provide a feast or banquet for
  • GCIDE
  • Feast (noun)
    A festival a holiday a solemn or more commonly a joyous anniversary
  • Feast (verb, i)
    To eat sumptuously to dine or sup on rich provisions particularly in large companies and on public festivals
  • Feast (verb, transition)
    To entertain with sumptuous provisions to treat at the table bountifully as he was feasted by the king

Example sentences

[Read the review] This is not a single show (as downtown theatergoers will, of course, know) but a whole feast of international theater, presented by the Public Theater at its home base and elsewhere.
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She had just read “A Moveable Feast.
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Across the rink, Theresa Feaster kept a close eye on the game, logging video of the action.
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But Miller and Feaster are much more than devoted followers of their beloved teams.
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Last fall, Miller and Feaster became the first women to serve as members of an N. C. A.
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But Miller, Boston University’s director of hockey operations, and Feaster, the coordinator of hockey operations at Providence College, say their gender rarely comes up in conversations with coaches or players.
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“I’m just on the staff and come to work every day and work hard,” Feaster said.
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” Miller and Feaster had noticed each other during games when they both worked as student managers, first as undergraduates and then as graduate students.
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Feaster did not play, but she began learning the game while bouncing around the minors with her father, Jay, and gained a newfound interest when his job as general manager of the Calgary Flames led to a connection to Providence while she was studying there.
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” While Miller’s love for hockey has burned since her youth, Feaster’s was more like rekindling an old flame.
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As a young child in the Feaster was a regular at the rink and aboard the team bus when her father was the general manager of the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.
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Jay Feaster remembered his daughter sitting on the training table talking hockey with Mitch Lamoureux, a center who had played parts of three seasons in the N. H. L. but was by then a lifer on the wrong side of 30.
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“I’ll see that in my mind until the day I die,” Jay Feaster said.
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” As Theresa Feaster grew older, she would pepper her father, who helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup as their general manager in 2004, with questions about the game.
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Jay Feaster was Calgary’s general manager at the time, and the Flames selected two players who ended up at Providence.
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28 January, 2021