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bacchanalian - drunken
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things