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festive

adjective uk   /ˈfes.tɪv/ us  
having or producing happy and enjoyable feelings suitable for a festival or other special occasion: a festive mood/occasion The hall looked very festive with its Christmas tree.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
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