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: of, relating to, or being a palace
a palatial home
: suitable to a palace : magnificent
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Babylonian, deluxe, lavish, Lucullan (also Lucullian), luxe, luxuriant, luxurious, luxury, opulent, palace, plush, plushy, silken, sumptuous
ascetic (also ascetical), austere, humble, no-frills, spartan
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circa 1722, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Latin palatium palace
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: very large and impressive : like a palace
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