Definition of Orgiast

1. Noun. One who celebrates orgies ¹



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Definition of Orgiast

1. one who participates in an orgy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orgiast

orgeat
orgeats
orgeis
orgel
orgia
orgiac
orgias
orgiast (current term)
orgiastic
orgiastically
orgiasts
orgic
orgies
orgillous
orgones
orgue
orgues
orgul
orgulity
orgulous

Literary usage of Orgiast

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Dionysos, from orgiast Thrace, or, as was then held, from the mystic East, invaded the shrine, importing, or at least accentuating, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Dionysos, from orgiast Thrace, or, as was then held, from the mystic East, invaded the shrine, importing, or at least accentuating, elements of enthusiasm ..."

3. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"... but because he has more of plain humanity in him—more, at least, of the earth, of the faun, of the orgiast; and he gives us their poetry. ..."

4. Mysteria: History of the Secret Doctrines and Mystic Rites of Ancient by Otto Henne am Rhyn (1895)
"The cult of Cybele was for the first time formally organized as a mystic society in Rome, but the orgiast frenzy ..."

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