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Sample sentences for the GRE study word festive

festive can be used as a adj

1."At this festive season of the year, Mr. - from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
2."Well, listen two festive young men were driving--. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
3.Keeping the festive day in honour of spring. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
4.They were driving on their way to dinner with a friend in the most festive state of mind. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.Comus was the presiding genius of banquets, festive scenes, revelry, and all joyous pleasures and reckless gaiety. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
6.On the present festive occasion he emerged from his room, when the blithe bells were going, the picture of misery, in a full suit of Sunday penitentials. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
7.Christmas and the New Year had been celebrated at Gateshead with the usual festive cheer presents had been interchanged, dinners and evening parties given. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.Assisting friends and benefactors both on festive occasions, and in misfortune. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
9.On these festive occasions the whole nation met together, forgetting for the moment all past differences, and uniting in the enjoyment of the same festivities. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens

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