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Word: bacchanalian

Definition: drunken


Sentences Containing 'bacchanalian'

'I am very well,' said I; 'and not at all Bacchanalian tonight, though I confess to another party of three.'
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.

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