compotation

compotation

(ˌkɒmpəˈteɪʃən)
n
rare the act of drinking together in a company
[C16: from Latin compōtātiō, translation of Greek symposium]
ˈcompoˌtator n

compotation

drinking together, usually to excess.
See also: Alcohol
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Hermit, too, he has his peculiar phrases of compotation, the
The entrepreneurial voluntary wealth loss is a compotation for underwriter's clients.
The larger the sub-region placed on a node, the greater the ratio of bulk compotation to surface communication and hence the higher efficiency.
It was a congealed role, defined by stereotyped gestures Over a wider time span, this book makes it plain that social parasites are rootless, money less, and scruple less We may feel compassion and distaste, alternately and simultaneously, for them After all, company (cum pane) and compotation are a chief joy of life in society Other areas of enquiry include poetry (Horace, Juvenal, La Fontaine), Moliere (Tartuffe--self-evidently), various Italian and Spanish romances, plays and picaro novels, and above all the master parasite, Diderot's Neveu de Rameau--archetypal but supremely idiosyncratic