Lavished
Lavish Lav"ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lavished} (-[i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lavishing}.] To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise. [1913 Webster]

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