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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
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We see young men who owe us a new world, so readily and lavishly they promise, but they never acquit the debt; they die young and dodge the account; or if they live they lose themselves in the crowd.
Every need was lavishly supplied them--money, material, labour; only space was restricted.
She had been trying to persuade him, I decided, that they were living too lavishly.
His wife has backed him up well, they have entertained lavishly, and today I should think that she is one of the most popular hostesses in London.
That would be too bad, especially when the late apple tree had most obligingly kept its store of blossom until after all the other trees had faded and then burst lavishly into bloom for Aunt Olivia's wedding.
Who would have believed that there were reserves of merciless insolence and heartless cruelty in this woman--and that they had been lavishly poured out on a fallen sister not five minutes since?
Testimonials representing Mrs General as a prodigy of piety, learning, virtue, and gentility, were lavishly contributed from influential quarters; and one venerable archdeacon even shed tears in recording his testimony to her perfections
The palm of Silas Wegg descends with a sounding smack upon the palm of Venus, and Wegg lavishly exclaims, 'Twin in opinion equally with feeling
SUPERSTAR DJ Calvin Harris has hit out at a music reviewer who called him "the world's most lavishly rewarded space bar presser".
As you might expect, it has been lavishly cared for and upgraded," eBay reads.
A remarkable first-class collection of handbags and accessories of the finest nappa leather, whose lavishly worked seams trace unmistakably the shape of Montblanc's famous trademark: the star logo with six softly flowing tips.
The sold-out June 19 performance was well sung, lavishly produced in period style and ably conducted by Montreal's Jacques Lacombe.