(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. frolic, lark, escapade, fling, revel; carousal, saturnalia; souse, jag, toot, binge, bat, bust (all sl.).
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A lively frolic]
Syn. revel, frolic, binge; see celebration 1 , 2 , orgy .
2. [Uninhibited activity]
Syn. binge, bout, shopping spree, shooting spree.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
frolic, *field day, party, celebration, orgy, carousal, *binge, *tear, *bender, *drunk.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A drinking bout: binge, brannigan, carousal, carouse, drunk. Slang: bat2, bender, booze, jag, tear1. See DRUGS, RESTRAINT. 2. A period of uncontrolled self-indulgence: binge, fling, orgy, rampage. Slang: jag. See RESTRAINT.

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