Wordlist: Celebrations - List 2

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invitation
 
the act of requesting a person's company, as an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend
 
invite
 
to ask for the presence or participation of someone or something
 
New Year
 
the first day of a calendar year
 
Happy New Year
 
 
New Year's Eve
 
the holiday occurring on the last day of the year, December 31st
 
fireworks
 
a device using gunpowder and other chemicals which, when lit, emits a combination of coloured flames, sparks, whistles or bangs, and sometimes made to rocket high into the sky before exploding, used for entertainment or celebration
 
Easter
 
a Christian feast commemorating the resurrection of Christ; the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or after the vernal equinox
 
Happy Easter
 
 
Christmas
 
the Christian holiday which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ
 
Merry Christmas
 
 
Christmas Eve
 
the evening of the 24th December, before Christmas Day
 
Christmas tree
 
a conifer used during the Christmas holiday season, typically decorated with lights and ornaments and often a star or angel at its tip
 
Christmas carol
 
a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, or the winter season in general
 
Christmas Day
 
the 25th of December, a Christian holiday
 
present
 
a gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions
 
Saint Valentine's Day
 
a holiday in remembrance of Saint Valentine, February 14th, celebrated by sending cards or similar tokens of love
 
Halloween
 
the eve of All Hallows' Day, 31st October, celebrated (mostly in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Ireland) by children going door-to-door in costume and demanding candy with menaces
 
party
 
a social gathering for entertainment and fun
 
guest
 
a recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another
 
fun
 
amusement, enjoyment or pleasure
 
have fun
 
 
unforgettable
 
something that is very difficult to forget
 
 
    • invitation, invitations[ɪnˈvəteɪʃən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of requesting a person's company, as an invitation to a party, to a dinner, or to visit a friend
    • Example:
      • Did you receive the invitation to Julia's birthday party?
    • invite[ɪnˈvaɪt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to ask for the presence or participation of someone or something
    • Example:
      • We invited our friends round for dinner.
    • New Year(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the first day of a calendar year
    • Example:
      • We're invited to our parents' house on New Year's day.
    • Happy New Year(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • We wish you a Happy New Year!
    • New Year's Eve, New Year's Eves(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the holiday occurring on the last day of the year, December 31st
    • Example:
      • How will you spend New Year's Eve?
  • fireworks
    • fireworks['faɪɚwɜːks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a device using gunpowder and other chemicals which, when lit, emits a combination of coloured flames, sparks, whistles or bangs, and sometimes made to rocket high into the sky before exploding, used for entertainment or celebration
    • Example:
      • I left the room before the fireworks went off.
  • Easter
    • Easter[ˈiː.stə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Christian feast commemorating the resurrection of Christ; the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or after the vernal equinox
    • Example:
      • We spent each of the past five Easters together as a family.
    • Happy Easter(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Thanks for the "Happy Easter" card.
    • Christmas, Christmases['kɻɪs.məs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the Christian holiday which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ
    • Example:
      • This Christmas we'll first open our presents, then go to grandma's for dinner.
    • Merry Christmas(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • We wish you a Merry Christmas!
    • Christmas Eve, Christmas Eves(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the evening of the 24th December, before Christmas Day
    • Example:
      • We also have a family dinner on Christmas Eve.
  • Christmas tree
    • Christmas tree, Christmas trees(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a conifer used during the Christmas holiday season, typically decorated with lights and ornaments and often a star or angel at its tip
    • Example:
      • Your Christmas tree is so beautifully decorated!
    • Christmas carol, Christmas carols(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, or the winter season in general
    • Example:
      • The choir sang beautiful Christmas carols at the church.
    • Christmas Day, Christmas Days(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the 25th of December, a Christian holiday
    • Example:
      • On the morning of Christmas Day we go to church.
  • present
    • present, presents[ˈprɛzənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions
    • Example:
      • What would you like as a present?
  • Saint Valentine's Day
    • Saint Valentine's Day, Saint Valentine's Days(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a holiday in remembrance of Saint Valentine, February 14th, celebrated by sending cards or similar tokens of love
    • Example:
      • Her boyfriend invited her to a candlelight dinner on Saint Valentine's Day.
  • Halloween
    • Halloween, Halloweens[ˈhæləʊiːn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the eve of All Hallows' Day, 31st October, celebrated (mostly in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Ireland) by children going door-to-door in costume and demanding candy with menaces
    • Example:
      • Look at the children's Hallloween costumes!
  • party
    • party, parties[ˈpɑː.ti](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a social gathering for entertainment and fun
    • Example:
      • I'm throwing a huge party for my 21st birthday.
    • guest, guests[gɛst](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another
    • Example:
      • She invited more than 20 guests to her birthday party.
    • fun[fʌn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • amusement, enjoyment or pleasure
    • Example:
      • I want to go out this evening and have some fun.
  • have fun
    • have fun(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • We had so much fun at the party yesterday!
    • unforgettable(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • something that is very difficult to forget
    • Example:
      • Our wedding ceremony was unforgettable.
      • Antonym(s):
        forgettable
 

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invitation
invite
fireworks
Easter
Christmas
present
Halloween
party
guest
fun
unforgettable
 
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        present
        present
        Saint Valentine's Day
        Valentine's Day
        Easter
        Easter
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        fireworks
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        Christmas tree
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        invite
        to ask for the presence or participation of someone or something
        fun
        amusement, enjoyment or pleasure
        guest
        a recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another
        Christmas
        the Christian holiday which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ
        New Year
        the first day of a calendar year
        Christmas Eve
        the evening of the 24th December, before Christmas Day
        Halloween
        the eve of All Hallows' Day, 31st October, celebrated (mostly in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Ireland) by children going door-to-door in costume and demanding candy with menaces
        New Year's Eve
        the holiday occurring on the last day of the year, December 31st
        Happy Easter
        Christmas carol
        a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, or the winter season in general
        Happy New Year
        party
        a social gathering for entertainment and fun
        Saint Valentine's Day
        a holiday in remembrance of Saint Valentine, February 14th, celebrated by sending cards or similar tokens of love
        present
        a gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions
        have fun
         
         
         

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        party
        a social gathering for entertainment and fun
        Easter
        a Christian feast commemorating the resurrection of Christ; the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or after the vernal equinox
        have fun
        present
        a gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions
         
         
         
         

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