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Lavish Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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: The Lavisher School is located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It was opened in 2007.

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* 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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