Pronunciation of Bacchanalian
/bˌakɐnˈe͡ɪli͡ən/, /bˌakɐnˈeɪliən/, /b_ˌa_k_ɐ_n_ˈeɪ_l_iə_n/
Synonyms for bacchanalian:
Sense 1 (noun)
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Usage examples for bacchanalian:
- In addition to his good qualities of blithe song- singer, droll story- teller, and stanch Bacchanalian, Tom Varney was liberally good- natured in communicating instruction really valuable to those who knew how to avail themselves of a knowledge he had made almost worthless to himself. - "Lucretia, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- 56- 63. Even the Muse Calliope could do nothing for her son Orpheus, whom the Thracian women tore to pieces under the excitement of their Bacchanalian orgies. - "Minor Poems by Milton", John Milton.
- They agreed that the Bacchanalian rites were the only way to effect the ruin of the young man. - "Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain.