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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus


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::: interloper - intruder; one who interferes
::: impartial - not biased; fair; N. impartiality
::: context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
::: sentinel - sentry; lookout
::: parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
::: sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
::: dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
::: maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life