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Definition of the verb luxuriate

What does luxuriate mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: luxuriated | luxuriating | luxuriates

  1. become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
  2. enjoy to excess
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample 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

      Verbs of Psychological State (with the same syntax): bask, delight, exult, glory, rejoice, revel, wallow.

    • 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
  3. thrive profusely or flourish extensively

Alternative definition of the verb luxuriate

verb

  1. Enjoy luxury.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for luxuriate

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Google previewGRE Prep Course Ebook (2004)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

~Luewweesu - Luisa ~Luewweez - Louise ~Luewwelu - Luella ~luez -lose ~ lug -lug ~lugguebree'is - lugubrious ~lugguebreeyis - lugubrious ~lugguen - lagoon ~lugij -luggage ~lugzheree -luxury ~lugzzheree'aet - luxuriate ~ lugzzheree'int ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

exult, triumph, vaunt, crow, jubilate, rejoice, revel, bask, wallow, luxuriate. global adj. 1 worldwide, universal, international, world, ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

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 ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

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, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words (2004)

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 ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms... (1898)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Volapük (1889)

Volapük-English, English-Volapük by Marshall William Wood

Luxuriate. Lutheranism : Interim. Luxuriance: Iuxamlof. ! Luxuriant : luxamlik. Luxuriate, to : Iuxamon.

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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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