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::: viper - poisonous snake
::: accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
::: ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
::: amnesia - loss of memory
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop