luxuriate

  • 1 Luxuriate — Lux*u ri*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Luxuriated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Luxuriating}.] [L. luxuriatus, p. p. of luxuriari, are, to luxuriate. See {Luxury}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To grow exuberantly; to grow to superfluous abundance. Corn luxuriates in a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 luxuriate — ► VERB (luxuriate in/over) ▪ enjoy as a luxury …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 luxuriate — index pullulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 luxuriate in — index relish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 luxuriate — (v.) 1620s, to indulge in luxury, from L. luxuriatus, pp. of luxuriare have to excess, figuratively run riot, be dissolute, indulge to excess, from luxuria excess, rankness, luxuriance (see LUXURY (Cf. luxury)). Related: Luxuriated; luxuriating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 luxuriate — [v] indulge, prosper abound, bask, be in clover*, bloom, burgeon, delight, eat up*, enjoy, feast, flourish, grow, increase, live extravagantly, live high on hog*, live in luxury*, live it up*, love, overdo, relish, revel, riot, roll, rollick,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 luxuriate — [lug zhoor′ēāt΄, luk shoor′ēāt΄] vi. luxuriated, luxuriating [< L luxuriatus, pp. of luxuriare, to be too fruitful, be rank < luxuria, LUXURY] 1. to grow with vigor and in great abundance 2. to expand or develop greatly 3. to live in great… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 luxuriate — v. (D; intr.) to luxuriate in (to luxuriate in newly acquired wealth) * * * [lʌg zjʊ(ə)rɪeɪt] (D; intr.) to luxuriate in (to luxuriate in newly acquired wealth) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 luxuriate — [[t]lʌgʒʊ͟ərieɪt[/t]] luxuriates, luxuriating, luxuriated VERB If you luxuriate in something, you relax in it and enjoy it very much, especially because you find it comfortable and luxurious. [V in n] Lie back and luxuriate in the scented oil...… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 luxuriate — UK [lʌɡˈzjʊərɪeɪt] / US [lʌɡˈʒʊrɪˌeɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms luxuriate : present tense I/you/we/they luxuriate he/she/it luxuriates present participle luxuriating past tense luxuriated past participle luxuriated to enjoy being in a very… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 luxuriate — luxuriation, n. /lug zhoor ee ayt , luk shoor /, v.i., luxuriated, luxuriating. 1. to enjoy oneself without stint; revel: to luxuriate in newly acquired wealth. 2. to grow fully or abundantly; thrive: The plants luxuriated in the new soil. [1615… …

    Universalium

  • 12 luxuriate — verb Enjoy luxury. Luxuriate in the wonderful service of our 5 star hotel …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 luxuriate — Synonyms and related words: appreciate, bask, bask in, bud, burgeon, burst forth, delight in, eat up, enjoy, feast, fill, flood, flourish, gemmate, germinate, grow, grow rank, have a ball, indulge, indulge in, know no bounds, leaf, leaf out,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 luxuriate — lux|u|ri|ate [lʌgˈzjuərieıt, ləgˈʒuəri US ləgˈʒuri ] v [I usually + adverb/preposition] to relax and enjoy something luxuriate in ▪ He ran a hot bath and luxuriated in it for half an hour …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 luxuriate — [lʌg ʒʊərɪeɪt, lʌg zjʊə , lʌk sjʊə ] verb (luxuriate in/over) enjoy as a luxury. Origin C17: from L. luxuriat , luxuriare grow in abundance …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 luxuriate — verb luxuriate in sth phrasal verb (T) to relax and consciously enjoy something: Melanie was luxuriating in the sunshine when they arrived …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 luxuriate — verb luxuriating in a bubble bath Syn: revel, bask, delight, take pleasure, wallow; (luxuriate in) enjoy, relish, savor, appreciate; informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of Ant: dislike …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 luxuriate — intransitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin luxuriatus, past participle of luxuriare, from luxuria Date: 1604 1. a. to grow profusely ; thrive b. to develop extensively 2. to indulge oneself luxuriously ; r …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 luxuriate in — Synonyms and related words: adore, appreciate, bask in, be pleased with, delight in, derive pleasure from, devour, eat up, enjoy, feast on, freak out on, get high on, gloat over, groove on, indulge, indulge in, like, live high, live well, love,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 luxuriate — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To indulge] Syn. overdo, indulge in, live extravagantly; see prosper . 2. [To flourish] Syn. abound, increase, thrive; see grow 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To take extravagant pleasure: bask, indulge, revel, roll,… …

    English dictionary for students


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