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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus


More Vocab Words

::: boor - rude, insensitive person
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.
::: propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
::: effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
::: congruent - in agreement; harmonious; corresponding; coinciding exactly; CF. congruous
::: fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
::: esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
::: knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die