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Meaning of LUXURIATE

Pronunciation:  lug'zhûree`eyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  thrive profusely or flourish extensively
  2. [v]  enjoy to excess
  3. [v]  become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously

LUXURIATE is a 9 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: indulge, wanton
 See Also: boom, consume, deplete, eat, eat up, exhaust, expand, flourish, get ahead, prosper, run through, squander, surfeit, thrive, use up, ware, waste, wipe out



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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}.]
1. To grow exuberantly; to grow to superfluous abundance. ``
   Corn luxuriates in a better mold.'' --Burton.

2. To feed or live luxuriously; as, the herds luxuriate in
   the pastures.

3. To indulge with unrestrained delight and freedom; as, to
   luxuriate in description.

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