luxuriate

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verb lux·u·ri·ate \(ˌ)ləg-ˈzhu̇r-ē-ˌāt, (ˌ)lək-ˈshu̇r-\

Definition of luxuriate

luxuriated

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luxuriating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to grow profusely :  thriveb :  to develop extensively

  3. 2 :  to indulge oneself luxuriously :  revel

Origin and Etymology of luxuriate

Latin luxuriatus, past participle of luxuriare, from luxuria


First Known Use: 1604


LUXURIATE Defined for English Language Learners

luxuriate

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verb lux·u·ri·ate \(ˌ)ləg-ˈzhu̇r-ē-ˌāt, (ˌ)lək-ˈshu̇r-\

Definition of luxuriate for English Language Learners

  • : to enjoy something that is appealingly rich or relaxing



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