luxuriate

verb lux·u·ri·ate \ (ˌ)ləg-ˈzhu̇r-ē-ˌāt , (ˌ)lək-ˈshu̇r- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of luxuriate

luxuriated; luxuriating
intransitive verb
1 a : to grow profusely : thrive
b : to develop extensively
2 : to indulge oneself luxuriously : revel

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Origin and Etymology of luxuriate

Latin luxuriatus, past participle of luxuriare, from luxuria


LUXURIATE Defined for English Language Learners

luxuriate

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Definition of luxuriate for English Language Learners

  • : to enjoy something that is appealingly rich or relaxing



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