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orgy

History secret religious rites of Dionysus, Bacchus, etc., marked by drinking, dancing, and songs

Orgy

 

(1) A religious rite in the mysteries associated with the cults of many ancient Oriental (Astarte, Isis, Osiris, Cybele, Tammuz), Greek (Orpheus, Dionysus), and Roman gods. Orgies were frequently unruly.

(2) A wild banquet.

What does it mean when you dream about an orgy?

A dream about an orgy suggests repressed desires of the id, desires for expression of one’s sexuality and passion. It indicates the need to be surrounded by the vital forces of life.

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We have also detailed how Hoare plans a Roman orgy with hookers to celebrate his freedom.
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If the word of some of my desk bound friends is anything to go by, office Christmas parties would often put a Roman orgy to shame.
It leaves only Ince, Batty and Le Saux relatively unscathed from the Roman orgy and I'm still not sure about Le Saux as an international.
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Several baskets of fruit, including pears and apples, added to the effect of a making Ainsley look as though he was the guest of honour at a Roman orgy.