Advanced Vocabulary: Celebration and Special Occasions

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A-D
agenda (C1) all-nighter anniversary (from B1) annually (B2) anthem anticipate (B2) anticipation aperitif appetizer (from B1) applaud (C1) April Fool's Day around the clock Auld Lang Syne bank holiday baptism barbecue (from B1) barn dance bash (n) bauble best man binge (B2) birthday (from A1) bless(ing) (C1) bonfire (B2) bouncy castle bouquet (from B1) bridesmaid (B2) build up (n + phr v) bunting candle (B2) carnival (from B1) carnival float carnival queen celebrate (from A2) celebration (from B1)  chant   cheer (B2) christening (B2) Christmas (from A1) clubbing (B2) cocktail (C1) come together commemorate (B2) commemoration (C1) commence (C1) confetti (from B1) costume (from B1) crib (from B1) crowd(ed) (from B1) culmination cultural (B2) culture (from B1) cupcake (from A2) custom(ary) dad dancing Dirwali disc jockey (D.J.) disco(theque) (from B1) dress up (phr v)

E-M
Easter (from A1) elaborate (adj) (C1) embrace (v) (B2) engagement (C1) euphoria event (B2) excitement (B2) facilities (from B1) fair (from B1) fancy dress fast (n + v) feast (B2) feast day fest (B2) festival (from B1) festive (from B1) festivity (C1) finger food firework(s) (B2) flirt (v) (from B1) float (n) fortnight (from B1) fortune (from B1) from dusk to dawn funeral (from B1) garland (B2) get together give someone the bumps glitter (B2) glitz(y) (B2) god(dess) (B2) go on a bender guest (from A2) Halloween (from A2) harvest (C1) hen night (C1) high heels (B2) Holy Week host (from B1) house-warming (B2) hug (from A2) Hurray! (from B1) Hurrah! (B2) inauguration (C1) into the early hours karaoke (from A1) kilt (B2) launch (party) (B2) lead up to (phr v) Lent line dance line the way line-up (n) link arms local produce look forward to marquee (B2) marriage (from A2) mass hysteria master of ceremonies (M.C.) meet up (phr v) meticulous Mexican wave midnight mass miniskirt (from B1)

N-Z
nativity (scene) (B2) New Year's Eve nightclub (from B1) non-stop offering (C1) order of service over-the-top P.A. system paint the town red parade (B2) party-goer patriotic (C1) performance (from A2) performer (B2) popper portaloo (B2) premier (B2) pride (B2) procession (C1) programme (from B1) proud (from A2) pub crawl public address (P.A.) system public holiday Puch and Judy show queue (B2) raffle (B2) Ramadan rave (C1) reenact (B2) reveller rite (C1) ritual (C1) saint's day salsa (from B1) samba (B2) season (from A1) service (n) (from A2) shrine (B2) sleepover (from A2) solstice (B2) sparkler (from B1) spectacle (C1) spectacular (B2) speech (from B1) stage (from A2) stag night (C1) stall (B2) streamer stunning (B2) superstition (C1) superstitious (C1) symbolic (C1) Thanksgiving (from A2) theatre (from A2) tinsel (B2) tombola troupe (B2) turnout (C1) wake (n) wedding (from A1) wild (from A2) wreath (C1) Xmas (from A2) Yom Kippur zumba
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