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1 covered with a thick healthy natural growth
  • they loved to go for picnics in the lush woodlands

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2 growing thickly and vigorously
  • lush dandelions had turned the meadow into a sea of yellow

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4 marked by vigorous growth and well-being especially economically
  • those were lush times for the gambling industry, which kept building ever grander casinos

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5 pleasing to the physical senses
  • I could listen to the baritone's lush voice for hours

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6 producing abundantly
  • his lush fields were the envy of neighboring farmers

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lush

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Synonyms & Antonyms of lush (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a person who makes a habit of getting drunk
  • she accused him of being a lush and a spendthrift

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2 slang a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk
  • you guys can drink if you want, but I'm laying off the lush

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Adjective

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

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“Lush.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lush. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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