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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus


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::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
::: primate - group of mammals including humans
::: encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
::: acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
::: pious - devout; religious; N. piety
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: abode - dwelling place; home