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Word: Bacchanalia

Definition: the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus


More Vocab Words

::: ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: blackball - vote against (an applicant); ostracize; N: negative vote
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
::: sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
::: chicanery - trickery; deception