Examples of opulent in a Sentence
an opulent upper crust that liked to show off its possessions
an opulent mansion filled with priceless art and antiques
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At least some of the detainees were held at the opulent Ritz-Carlton hotel in the diplomatic quarter of Riyadh, said sources in contact with the government and guests whose plans had been disrupted.
Some are reportedly being held in Riyadh’s opulent Ritz-Carlton, which told paying guests to leave and stopped accepting new bookings.
The Lake Geneva Shore Path winds 26 miles around Geneva Lake, passing through the yards of the lake's opulent homes.
Studios largely owned the opulent theaters where their films were shown.
Also, Ko has deviated from working exclusively with diamonds and has included emeralds and rubies set in opulent cocktail rings.
More macabre lions may considering adding fake blood to their opulent ensembles for an extra frightful thrill.
Cook said the classic design elements of this time were opulent: golds and silvers; geometric patterns and sold color play with black, white and neutrals.
Have your pick of these opulent locales for lunch, dinner, or even an overnight stay.
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Origin and Etymology of opulent
First Known Use: circa 1518See Words from the same year
Synonymsaffluent, deep-pocketed, fat, fat-cat, flush, loaded, moneyed (also monied), rich, silk-stocking, wealthy, well-endowed, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do
Antonymsdestitute, impecunious, impoverished, indigent, needy, penniless, penurious, poor, poverty-stricken
Related Wordsbetter-off, comfortable, propertied, prosperous, substantial, successful; flourishing, prospering, thriving; advantaged, blessed (also blest), privileged
Near Antonymsunaffluent; deprived, disadvantaged, hand-to-mouth, underprivileged; bankrupt, bankrupted, beggared, broke, indebted, insolvent, pauperized, ruined, skint [chiefly British]; depressed, pinched, reduced, straitened; low, short
Synonym Discussion of opulent
- became rich through shrewd investing
- wealthy landowners
- an affluent society
- an opulent mansion
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