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lavish

(Opulent), adjective abounding, abundant, affluent, ample, bounteous, bountiful, copious, costly, excess, extravagant, generous, immoderate, liberal, luxuriant, munificent, open-handed, opulent, overabundant, overflowing, overlavish, plenteous, plentiful, profuse, rich, sumptuous, superabundant

lavish

(Wasteful), adjective extravagant, immoderate, improvident, intemperate, overflowing, overlavish, oversufficient, squandering, thriftless, unthrifty

lavish

verb being generous, being extravagant, be liberal, bestow, be thriftless, be wasteful, carry to excess, furnish, luxuriate, pour on, spare no expense, spend, spend freely, spend recklessly, squander
See also: bestow, copious, excess, furnish, generous, inordinate, liberal, philanthropic, prodigal, profuse, replete, superfluous, supply
References in classic literature ?
During the evident preoccupation of Madame de Villefort, Monte Cristo scrutinized the features and appearance of the boy she kept folded in her arms, lavishing on him the most tender endearments.
He could not picture May Welland, in whatever conceivable emergency, hawking about her private difficulties and lavishing her confidences on strange men; and she had never seemed to him finer or fairer than in the week that followed.
The Sultan has been lavishing money like water in England and Paris, but his subjects are suffering for it now.
It was the poor goat, the agile Djali, which had made its escape after her, at the moment when Quasimodo had put to flight Charmolue's brigade, and which had been lavishing caresses on her feet for nearly an hour past, without being able to win a glance.