GRE Word List

BACCHANALIA

the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus

The meaning of the word bacchanalia is the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus.

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WordMeaning
alimentarysupplying nourishment
triggerset off; start
incrustationhard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
bemoanlament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
brawnhuman muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
equitablefair; impartial; OP. inequitable
triflesomething of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
swipehit with a sweeping motion; N.
abidedwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
emissaryagent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger