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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus

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::: affluence - abundance; wealth
::: defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
::: unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
::: protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
::: mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
::: dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ