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opulent

adjective

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1 having goods, property, or money in abundance
  • an opulent upper crust that liked to show off its possessions

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2 showing obvious signs of wealth and comfort
  • an opulent mansion filled with priceless art and antiques

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rich, wealthy, affluent, opulent mean having goods, property, and money in abundance. rich implies having more than enough to gratify normal needs or desires. became rich through shrewd investing wealthy stresses the possession of property and intrinsically valuable things. wealthy landowners affluent suggests prosperity and an increasing wealth. an affluent society opulent suggests lavish expenditure and display of great wealth, more often applying to things than people. an opulent mansion

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The first known use of opulent was circa 1518

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“Opulent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/opulent. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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