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Bacchic (BAK-ik) adjective

1. Of or relating to Bacchus (Dionysus).

2. bacchic. Drunken and carousing; bacchanalian.

"`For years, I couldn't bear to even think about this stuff,' Sanders says of the Fugs' recordings. `I thought it was ghastly. Then I started listening to it, and I realized it had some pizzazz, some artistry, certainly a Bacchic or Dionysian fervor to it.'" Scott Isler, Woodstock's Back, And So Are Fugs. The '60s bad boys are planning their own reunion concerts upstate, Newsday, 14 Jul 1994.

This week's theme: words from Greek mythology.

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