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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for luxuriate
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GRE Prep Course (2003)
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 ...
Phonetic Dictionary of USA English by Thomas E. Zurinskas
Louisa ~Luewweesu - Luisa ~Luewweez - Louise ~Luewwelu - Luella ~luez - lose ~lug -lug ~lugguebree'is - lugubrious ~lugguebreeyis - lugubrious ~lugguen -lagoon ~lugij -luggage ~lugzheree -luxury ~lugzzheree'aet - luxuriate ...
With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
Revive, flourish, luxuriate, prosper, rally, raise. Drop, Sin. Ooze, emanate, distil, percolate, fall, decline, descend, faint, droop. Ant. Evaporate, rally, rise, soar, ascend, recover- DroKN. Syn [See Cream]. Drought. Syn. Dryness, aridity ...
by Sidney L. Landau
exult, triumph, vaunt, crow, jubilate, rejoice, revel, bask, wallow, luxuriate. global adj. 1 worldwide, universal, international, world, ...
luxuriance n luxuriantly adv luxuriate (Ug'zjoan.ert) vb take sensual pleasure; revel: luxuriate in a hoi baltv luxury ('Ukf3n)n 1 something unnecessary but desirable that is expensive or hard to obtain: It's a pity that mangoes are ...
Dictionary of Volapük (1889)
Volapük-English, English-Volapük by Marshall William Wood
Luxuriate. Lutheranism : Interim. Luxuriance: Iuxamlof. ! Luxuriant : luxamlik. Luxuriate, to : Iuxamon.
by S. Fallows
Revive, flourish, luxuriate, prosper, rally, raise. Drop. Srn. Ooze, emanate, distii, percolate, fall, decline, descend, faint, dr00p. Aa'r. Evaporate, rally, rise, soar, ascend, recover . Dross. Srn [see CREAM]. Drought. Srn. Dryness, aridity, parching, ...
by Archie Hobson
(often luxuriate in) enjoy oneselfin a luxurious way; take self-indulgent delight: luxuriating in a long bath. lux-u-ri-ous |log'ZHo'orees; lok'SHoor-| - adj. extremely comfortable, elegant, or enjoyable, esp. in a way that involves great expense: a ...
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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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