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Feted

Fete \F[^e]te\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. F[^e]ted; p. pr. & vb. n. F[^e]ting.] [Cf. F. f[^e]ter.] To feast; to honor with a festival.

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feted

  1. honoured, celebrated v

  2. (en-past of: fete)

Usage examples of "feted".

That Maxil is shepherded, disgraced, shamed, humiliated by a bullying byblow, while Fernan is feted and cozened?

Their authors will never be hailed as geniuses and poets and feted at Manhattan cocktail parties.

Her captain and crew were feted as heroes by a grateful Union after their return to home port.

While they were feted in the city at hastily thrown-together banquets, he remained aboard ship and gave a full report over his Globalstar satellite phone to Admiral Sandecker in the NUMA headquarters building in Washington.

Captain Baldwin was feted by the news media and the directors of the Blue Seas Cruise Lines as a hero who'd helped prevent what might have been a major tragedy, as was the boat's doctor, John Ringer, whose courageous efforts had helped immeasurably in keeping the death toll at zero.