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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


  1. Enjoy luxury.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for luxuriate

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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 previewEssential 18037 Pages English Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

See Luxuriate.] Defn: Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; very abundant; as, ...

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.

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 ...

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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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