Sentences Containing 'bacchanalian'
No vivacious Bacchanalian flame leaped out of the pressed grape of Monsieur Defarge: but, a smouldering fire that burnt in the dark, lay hidden in the dregs of it.
'I am very well,' said I; 'and not at all Bacchanalian tonight, though I confess to another party of three.'
More Vocab Wordsvestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
graphite - black form of carbon used in lead pencils
appall - dismay; shock deeply
retinue - following; attendants
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant