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Lavish (extremely generous or extravagant; giving unsparingly) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
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Definition of the adjective lavish
What does lavish mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more lavish / lavisher | most lavish / lavishest
- very generous
- characterized by extravagance and profusion
Alternative definition of the adjective lavish
- Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.
- Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.
Definition of the adjective lavish for high school students
- given without limits
- example: Because they had worked very hard, the performers appreciated the critic's lavish praise.
The adjective lavish is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Definition of the verb lavish
What does lavish mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: lavished | lavishing | lavishes
- expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
Alternative definition of the verb lavish
- [transitive] To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.
Definition of the verb lavish for high school students
- to give without limits
- example: Because the performers had worked hard, they deserved the praise that the critic lavished on them.
The verb lavish is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
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by Robert B. Costello
lavish. C. M. between them: The roses grew over a white wooden lattice, lattice ( lat'is) noun, plural lattices. laugh To make sounds that show amusement, happiness, or ridicule: The children laughed at the silly monkeys in the zoo. We laughed ...
having the power to ease costiveness Laxity, laks'e-te } looseness; slackness; Laxness,°laks'nes S ' openness Lavish, lavish a. prodigal, wasteful ...
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Scrabble value of L1A1V4I1S1H4
The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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