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1. celebration to mark opening or beginning
3. provide amusement, interest and/or food
5. social gathering for enjoyment or celebration
6. festivities to mark an occasion
8. receive a degree or diploma
11. rise to a higher position
14. celebration of date of birth
16. outdoor party at which food is cooked


2. annual celebration of an event
4. beginning or first performance
7. party for men only, esp.before a marriage
9. meet with people on an informal basis
10. party when moving into a new house
12. party for women only, esp.before a marriage
13. stop working permanently
15. marriage followed by a celebration