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Lavish Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was showered with praise"
  • very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity";
  • characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Lavish'

  • The Lavisher School: lavisher. webs. com. The Lavisher School is located in Karachi , Sindh , Pakistan . It was opened in 2007. Pakistan. Category:Private schools in ...

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'Lavish' example sentence in quotations

* There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is not greater disaster than greed. - Lao Tzu

* Thanksgiving is a typically American holiday...The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant consumption is the result and reward of production. - Ayn Rand

* We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it or worse, they might. - Mignon McLaughlin

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Lavish Sample Sentences in News

  • Lavish praise 'does not help pupils'
    Teachers who try to encourage low-achieving students with lots of praise could harm their learning, claims research into classroom tactics. Read more on this news related to 'Lavish'
  • Lavish,’ ‘obscene,’ says Trillanes after ‘Hacienda Binay’ tour
            ROSARIO, Batangas---"Lavish," "excessive" and "obscene" were how Senator Antonio Trillanes IV described the controversial property here that allegedly belonged to Vice President Jejomar Binay.   The estate was also dubbed as "Hacienda Binay" by a whistleblower.   No less than businessman, Antonio Tiu, who was t Read more on this news related to 'Lavish'
  • Halloween is on a lavish scale on Balboa Island
    Three trips to the store and $600 later, Balboa Island resident Peggy Rich has finally stockpiled her Halloween candy supply. Read more on this news related to 'Lavish'

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