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Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
agitate - stir up; disturb
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
wastrel - waster; profligate