Cookies are synonomous with Christmas, giving, joy, festivity.
Scrooge declines the invitation and, in doing so, attacks the whole festivity of the time of year.
Unsure, I looked it up in the dictionary: "A day of festivity or recreation when no work is done."
As the festivity of the Winter Olympics dies away, what is the next extravaganza that Canada has to offer?
Alambiques also produce counterfeit aguardiente, an aniseed-flavoured spirit served at every Colombian festivity.
First contests were organised as early as in the 1920s and their winners were supposed to adorn a parade at a local festivity.
But instead of searching for plans, I decided to have a solo day of festivity with a home-cooked meal and the TV entirely to myself.
“In the common walks of life, with what delightful emotions does the youthful mind look forward to some anticipated scene of festivity!
Carnival, the merrymaking and festivity that takes place in many Roman Catholic countries in the last days and hours before the Lenten season.
This limited edition bar is one of the most interesting in Divine’s range, and has a hint of festivity about it thanks to the spiced toffee apple.
On Christmas Day, there's none of the traditional festivity in Richie and Eddie's flat, just an atmosphere of poverty and dysfunctional behaviour.
On July 14th this year, however, when the French ambassador to Kabul, David Martinon, recorded a message to fellow citizens, gravity crushed festivity.
And, just as New England Protestants don’t have funerals but memorials “celebrating the life of the dead,” so my mother’s looming operation had been an occasion for festivity.
In earlier times Rome was most conspicuous as the centre of Carnival activity, and the splendour and richness of the festivity that marked its observance there were scarcely surpassed elsewhere.
A finance ministry official said he and the rest of his department would report for work after Eid el-Fitr, the festivity on August 30th that marked the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Paul’s Cathedral, London, was a spectacular royal occasion and one of national festivity for the British public, shared in by many visitors from abroad and by millions around the world who watched the ceremony on television.
Behind an impressive, if bizarre, facade of courtly splendour and chivalrous festivity, Duke Philip the Good was an aggressive opportunist who, especially in the first half of his ducal reign, concentrated on the task of attacking and swallowing up his smaller neighbours.
On March 1, 1564, he resigned the actual government of his dominions to his eldest son, Francis, though he retained his ducal title and certain prerogatives; and in December 1565 Francis was married to the Austrian archduchess Joanna (Joan), a diplomatic achievement celebrated with great festivity.
This prospect of fresh festivity redoubled the hilarity of the guests to such a degree, that the elder Dantès, who, at the commencement of the repast, had commented upon the silence that prevailed, now found it difficult, amid the general din of voices, to obtain a moment’s tranquillity in which to drink to the health and prosperity of the bride and bridegroom.
Albert, however, hoped to indemnify himself for all these slights and indifferences during the Carnival, knowing full well that among the different states and kingdoms in which this festivity is celebrated, Rome is the spot where even the wisest and gravest throw off the usual rigidity of their lives, and deign to mingle in the follies of this time of liberty and relaxation.
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Albert however hoped to indemnify himself for all these slights and indifferences during the Carnival knowing full well that among the different states and kingdoms in which this festivity is celebrated Rome is the spot where even the wisest and gravest throw off the usual rigidity of their lives and deign to mingle in the follies of this time of liberty and relaxation