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Bacchanalian

Pertaining to riotous or drunken festivity; pertaining to revelry

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Banal

Commonplace; trite

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Banter

Playful conversation

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Bard

Poet

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Bawdy

Obscene

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Beatify

To sanctify; to bless; to ascribe a virtue to

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Bedizen

To dress in a vulgar,showy manner

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Behemoth

Huge creature; anything very large and powerful

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Belie

To contradict; misrepresent; give a false impression

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Beneficent

Kindly; doing good

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Bifurcate

To divide into two parts

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Blandishment

Flattery

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Blase

Bored because of frequent indulgence; unconcerned

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Bolster

To give a boost to; prop up; support

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Bombastic

Pompous; using inflated language

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Boorish

Rude; insensitive

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Bovine

Cow like

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Brazen

Bold; shameless

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Broach

To mention for the first time

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Bucolic

Characteristic of the countryside; rustic; pastoral

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Burgeon

To flourish

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Burnish

To polish

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Buttress

To reinforce; support