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1. bacchanal, bacchanalian, bacchic, carousing, orgiastic

used of riotously drunken merrymaking

Example Sentences:
'a night of bacchanalian revelry'
'carousing bands of drunken soldiers'
'orgiastic festivity'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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characterized by or involving drunken revelry
2. (often capital)
of or relating to the orgiastic rites associated with Bacchus

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n. pl. Bacchanalia
1. The ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus.
2. bacchanalia A riotous, boisterous, or drunken festivity; a revel.

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