Luxuriated
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 better mold.'' --Burton. [1913 Webster]

2. To feed or live luxuriously; as, the herds luxuriate in the pastures. [1913 Webster]

3. To indulge with unrestrained delight and freedom; as, to luxuriate in description. [1913 Webster]


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  • luxuriated — v. revel in, enjoy greatly, live luxuriously; thrive, grow in abundancelux·u·ri·ate || lÊŒk ʃʊrɪeɪt /lÊŒg zjÊŠÉ™r ,lÉ™g Ê’ÊŠÉ™ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Luxuriating — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 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

  • 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

  • resuppliance — Resiliant and supple. When a human body has the perfect feel and touch. I luxuriated in the resuppliance of his body …   Dictionary of american slang

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