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 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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