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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

  • Hotel in NYC offering lavish, expensive suites — for your dog
    The OUT Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen doesn’t just want to be friends with your dog. With its new dog suites, the hotel wants to take your pup out and show... Read more on this news related to 'Lavish'
  • James Blunt Marries Sofia Wellesley, Celebrates In Lavish Majorca Ceremony: Details
    Here's to the newlyweds! Singer-songwriter James Blunt and Sofia Wellesley celebrated their wedding in Majorca in front of close family and friends on Friday, Sept. 19, Daily Mail reports. The couple previously married in a private ceremony at a London registry office on Sept. 5. Read more on this news related to 'Lavish'
  • Group of beggars in China leading lavish lifestyles
    A group of beggars in Zhengzhou, China, are enjoying a lavish lifestyle at five-star hotels as well as shopping at high-end branded shops, reported Nanyang Siang Pau. In a photo collage titled A day's life of China's professional beggar, it shows a "family of beggars" starting their day by eating hamburgers for breakfast at a fast-food restaurant Read more on this news related to 'Lavish'

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