luxuriance

noun
lux·​u·​ri·​ance | \(ˌ)ləg-ˈzhu̇r-ē-ən(t)s, (ˌ)lək-ˈshu̇r-\

Definition of luxuriance 

: the quality or state of being luxuriant

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No contemporary male jazz vocalist comes close to matching this luxuriance of tone, Porter’s singing as much a legacy of Johnny Hartman and Billy Eckstine as of Cole. Howard Reich, chicagotribune.com, "Gregory Porter sounds sumptuous with CSO," 12 June 2018 ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMINS No wonder Diddy lounged in luxuriance on the steps of the Met Gala this year. vanityfair.com, "Does Woody Allen Have a Date with Oscar Season?," 13 June 2017 No wonder Diddy lounged in luxuriance on the steps of the Met Gala this year. Rebecca Keegan, VanityFair.com, "Does Woody Allen Have a Date with Oscar Season?," 13 June 2017 ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMINS No wonder Diddy lounged in luxuriance on the steps of the Met Gala this year. Vanityfair.com, VanityFair.com, "Does Woody Allen Have a Date with Oscar Season?," 13 June 2017

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First Known Use of luxuriance

1654, in the meaning defined above

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