Lavishness

  • 1 Lavishness — Lav ish*ness, n. The quality or state of being lavish. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 lavishness — noun /ˈlæv.ɪʃ.nɪs,ˈlæv.ɪʃ.nəs/ The property of being lavish. No one could question the lavishness of his parties, the good taste was a different matter …

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  • 3 lavishness — lavish ► ADJECTIVE 1) sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious. 2) giving or given in profusion. ► VERB (usu. lavish on) ▪ give or spend in abundant or extravagant quantities. DERIVATIVES lavishly adverb lavishness noun …

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  • 4 lavishness — noun see lavish I …

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  • 5 lavishness — See lavisher. * * * …

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  • 6 lavishness — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian splendor, abundance, affluence, ample sufficiency, ampleness, amplitude, avalanche, bonanza, bountifulness, bountiousness, brilliance, bumper crop, carpe diem, conspicuous consumption, copiousness, deluge,… …

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  • 7 lavishness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Extravagance] Syn. wastefulness, dissipation, squandering; see waste 1 . 2. [Plenty] Syn. profuseness, plenitude, abundance; see excess 1 , plenty . 3. [Generosity] Syn. largess, munificence, openhandedness; see generosity 1 …

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  • 8 lavishness — lav·ish·ness || lævɪʃnɪs n. extravagance, wastefulness; exorbitant spending; generosity …

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  • 9 lavishness — n 1. generosity, bounty, largess, open handedness, liberality, munificence; hospitality, unselfishness, big heartedness, great heartedness. 64 52. extravagance, profligacy, improvidence, prodigality, thriftlessness, immoderation, intemperance,… …

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  • 10 lavishness — lav·ish·ness …

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  • 11 lavishness — noun 1. the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive • Syn: ↑luxury, ↑sumptuosity, ↑sumptuousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sumptuous (for: ↑sumptuousness), ↑ …

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  • 12 laughing lavishness — humorous, Inf. boffo; hilarious, hysterical, riotous, uproarious, too funny for words, side splitting, Sl. a scream, Sl. a gas; entertaining, diverting, Inf. fun; jolly, mirthful, merry, jovial, jocose, jocular, waggish; teasing, joking, jesting …

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  • 13 prodigality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. profligacy, waste; profusion, profuseness; extravagance, squandering; excess, lavishness; liberality. See sufficiency. Ant., economy. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Affluence] Syn. money, profusion,… …

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  • 14 extravagance — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lavishness, excessive expenditure, improvidence; see indulgence 3 , waste 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. indulgence, excessiveness, lavishness, wastefulness, excess, immoderation, prodigality, frill, *overkill,… …

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  • 15 Animal worship — (or zoolatry) refers to religious rituals involving animals, especially in pre modern societies, such as the glorification of animal deities, or animal sacrifice. The origins of animal worship have been the subject of many theories. The classical …

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  • 16 Medieval cuisine — A group of travelers sharing a simple meal of bread and drink; Livre du roi Modus et de la reine Ratio, 14th century. Medieval cuisine includes the foods, eating habits, and cooking methods of various European cultures during the Middle Ages, a… …

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  • 17 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 18 luxury — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. self indulgence, prodigality; dainty; elegance, sumptuousness, extravagance. See pleasure, intemperance. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Indulgence of the senses, regardless of the cost] Syn. gratification,… …

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  • 19 profusion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. abundance, multiplicity; excess, waste, superfluity, extravagance; plenty. See multitude, sufficiency, diffusion, liberality. Ant., scarcity. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. abundance, lavishness,… …

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  • 20 waste — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Gradual loss or decay Nouns 1. waste, wastage; dissipation; dispersion; ebb; leakage, loss; wear and tear; extravagance, wastefulness, prodigality, conspicuous consumption; waste of time; jeunesse dorée; …

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