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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus


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::: caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
::: laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.