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 Wordsrespiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
bastard - illegitimate child
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem