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 Wordsfinale - conclusion; concluding part
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
pauper - very poor person
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility