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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus


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::: jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
::: embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
::: consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
::: delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
::: scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
::: sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
::: superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)