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lavish

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1 going beyond a normal or acceptable limit in degree or amount
  • this lavish consumption of our natural resources simply cannot continue
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a bit much, over the top

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2 pouring forth in great amounts
  • the lavish praise that the novel was receiving had some wondering if it could ever live up to readers' expectations
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3 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort
  • the lavish apartment even boasted a marble bathroom with gold-plated fixtures
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profuse, lavish, prodigal, luxuriant, lush, exuberant mean giving or given out in great abundance. profuse implies pouring forth without restraint.
    • profuse apologies
lavish suggests an unstinted or unmeasured profusion.
    • a lavish party
prodigal implies reckless or wasteful lavishness threatening to lead to early exhaustion of resources.
    • prodigal spending
luxuriant suggests a rich and splendid abundance.
    • a luxuriant beard
lush suggests rich, soft luxuriance.
    • a lush green lawn
exuberant implies marked vitality or vigor in what produces abundantly.
    • an exuberant imagination

lavish

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1 to give readily and in large quantities
  • doting parents lavishing lots of attention on their children
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2 to use up carelessly
  • a great actor who lavished his talent in lousy movies
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play ducks and drakes with (or make ducks and drakes of)

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