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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Today is the final day of Meadow Brook Hall's annual Holiday Walk, giving people one last chance to revel in the historic mansion's opulent Christmas decorations.
An early birthday celebration at the spectacular Chateau of Chambord in the Loire Valley fueled a tide of snide comments on social media about Macron’s taste for opulent royal symbols.
And, besides all this to munch on, Farinelli and the King is enchanting to look at, with opulent costumes and picture-book fake scenery.
In contrast to the cheesy Trump Grill, in Manhattan, the fittings seem opulent, the service is professional, and the restaurant is fully staffed and overseen by a director of food and beverages who has the bluff heartiness of Sydney Greenstreet.
The Caberet brought various performers to the opulent red, black and dark wood space that hosts a two-story wine cellar, plush banquettes and a baby grand piano.
The cocktail bar feels accessible and alive while the ultra-opulent, connecting Les Grands Appartements suites designed by Karl Lagerfeld are fit for billionaires.
This lunar metropolis, called Artemis, population 2,000, is modeled in part after a Caribbean resort island — opulent hotels for the tourists and shabbier accommodations for the workers.
Classic beauty, pure romance and fine details are best served in soft color to strike a balance between the opulent and the sophisticated.
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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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