Definition of the verb luxuriate
What does luxuriate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: luxuriated | luxuriating | luxuriates
- become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
- enjoy to excess
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Cause] [Verb] by [Experiencer] The beauty of the Grand Canyon has been marveled over by countless tourists [Experiencer - being] [Verb] I will suffer [Experiencer - being] [Verb] in [Cause] I delighted in such pleasant pursuits
- lexical domain: Consumption - verbs of eating and drinking
- synonym of luxuriate: indulge
- more generic terms: consume / deplete / eat / eat up / exhaust / run through / use up / wipe out = use up
- more specific word: surfeit = indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
- thrive profusely or flourish extensively
Alternative definition of the verb luxuriate
- Enjoy luxury.
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GRE Prep Course (2003)
With Software by Jeff Kolby, Scott Thornburg
Similarly, LUXURIATE means to thoroughly ENJOY something. The answer is (C). 10. To APOLOGIZE is an act of a PENITENT person.
The Riviera (1885)
by Hugh Macmillan
The orange and the lemon do not thrive here, and the only southern tree that seems to luxuriate is the olive, which in this place attains its highest perfection, and clothes every available spot in the greatest abundance. The name of Porto ...
Dictionary of Volapük (1889)
Volapük-English, English-Volapük by Marshall William Wood
Luxuriate. Lutheranism : Interim. Luxuriance: Iuxamlof. ! Luxuriant : luxamlik. Luxuriate, to : Iuxamon.
A dictionary of daily blunders, by the author of 'A handy book of synonyms'. [With] A handy book of common English synonyms [and] A handy classical dictionary. [3 pt. Issued together in a publisher's casing with the general title Handbook for writers and readers]. (1880)
by Thomas Preston (lexicographer.)
Revel, feast, carouse, luxuriate, banquet, wallow. Revenge, vengeance, retaliation, requital, retribution. Revengeful, unforgiving, spiteful, resentful, vindictive. Revenue, produce, income, fruits, proceeds, wealth. Reverence, s. honour, respect, ...
The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1883)
by John Ogilvie
See LUXURIATE. ] 1. Exuberant in growth ; abundant; as, a luxuriant growth of graft*.— £ Exuberant in plenty; •uperfluuua in abundance. rVane the iatscmrumt. the uncouth refine, ...
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Quotes about luxuriate
We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate. (Henry Miller)
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Scrabble value of L1U1X8U1R1I1A1T1E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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