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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Used of riotously drunken merrymaking.

Usage examples (36)
  • A night of bacchanalian revelry
  • ‡ A “bacchanalian” party or feast is marked by unrestrained drunkenness.
  • There he had arranged a bacchanalian orgy of which the Pope's letter gives a picture.
  • In a frenzy of bacchanalian expectation, she clutched his arm and pulled him toward the door. for more
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