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 Words::: overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
::: saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
::: agenda - items of business at a meeting
::: freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
::: supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
::: notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
::: latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
::: lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions