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 Wordshabitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness