frolic, applause, fete, remember, presentation, laudation, ceremonial, solemnity, Mardi Gras, laughter, magnification, carnival, performing, sadness, recognition, coronation, blast, gala, eulogy, commendation, jubilance, centenary, encomium, jamboree, do, party, work, reading, mirth, singing, panegyric, gaiety, keeping, anniversary, occasion, worship, fiesta, restraint, shindig, triumph, conviviality, installation, group, merrymaking, revel, festival, plaudit, kudos, compliment, bash, pageantry, birthday, soiree, Saturnalia, shindy, joviality, jubilancy, blowout, acclaim, wassail, millennium, affair, solemnisation, function
amusement (part of speech: noun)
hilarity, pastime, sport, recreation, tonic, game, entertainment, levity, relaxation, amusement, stimulation, humor, merriment, hobby, diversion, play, frivolity, refreshment, jolliness, fun, jocularity, whimsicality, divertissement, distraction, pleasure
rite (part of speech: noun)
Eucharist, wedlock, baptism, communion, solemnization, mass, nones, initiation, sacrifice, liturgy, service, confirmation, matrimony, evensong, canon, novena, missal, rite, sacrament, Siddur, revival, last rites, transubstantiation, christening, marriage, vesper
celebration (part of speech: noun)
glee, ceremony, commemoration, acclamation, commencement, inauguration, feast, observance, exultation, festivity, merry-making, holiday, jubilee, joy, ovation, convocation, salute, memorialization, ritual, praise, honor, revelry, jubilation, remembrance, elation, rejoicing, glorification, carousal, spree, proclamation
- She has some ballads that are splendid for an Old English celebration. - "Molly Brown's Post-Graduate Days", Nell Speed.
- Was she coming home for the celebration, do you know? - "Counsel for the Defense", Leroy Scott.
- A great celebration is then held, and relatives and friends of both parties decide on the price to be paid for the girl. - "Philippine Folk Tales", Mabel Cook Cole.