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::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
::: capacious - spacious
::: bigotry - stubborn intolerance
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
::: sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.