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bacchanalian
drunkenly festive
baleful
harmful, with evil intentions
balk
to refuse, shirk; prevent
balm
soothing, healing influence
bane
something causing ruin, death, or destruction
bay (v)
to bark, especially in a deep prolonged way
beatific
appearing to be saintly, angelic
becloud
to confuse; darken with clouds
beguile
to deceive, mislead; to charm
belie
to misrepresent; expose as false
bellicose
warlike, aggressive
bemuse
to confuse, stupefy; to plunge deep into thought
beneficent
kindly, charitable; doing good deeds; producing good effects
benison
blessing
bent
a natural inclination toward something
besmear
smear
bespatter
to spatter
betoken
to indicate, signify, give evidence of
bevy
group
bibliophile
book lover
bifurcate
divide into two parts
bilious
bad-natured
bilk
to cheat, defraud
billet
board and lodging for troops
biped
two-footed animal
blanch
to pale; take the color out of
blandish
to coax with flattery
blight (v)
to afflict, destroy
blithe
joyful, cheerful, or without appropriate thought
bluster
to boast or make threats loudly
bombastic
pompous in speech or manner
bonanza
extremely large amount; something profitable
bonhomie
good-natured geniality; atmosphere of good cheer
boon
blessing, something to be thankful for
bourgeois
middle-class
brazen
bold, shameless, impudent; of or like brass
brigand
bandit, outlaw
bromide
a dull, commonplace person or idea
brusque
rough and abrupt in manner
bulwark
defense wall; anything serving as defense
bursar
treasurer
butt
person or thing that is object of ridicule
buttress (v)
to reinforce or support
byway
back or side road