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Definition of "revery" [rev•er•y]

  • Alternative spelling of reverie. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "revery" in a sentence
  • "To give an old woman only a chair and a bed, to leave her no cupboard in which her treasures may be stowed, not only that she may take them out when she desires occupation, but that their mind may dwell upon them in moments of revery, is to reduce living almost beyond the limit of human endurance."
  • "Perhaps he had tired himself of rhymes; or perhaps the mechanism of verse-making had been replaced by that kind of sentiment, or that kind of revery, which is common to the temperaments of those who indulge in verse-making."
  • "Adrian mused a moment; and the result of his revery was a determination to delay for another sun his departure to Palestrina -- to take advantage of the nature of the revel, and to join the masquerade."