adverb see lavish I

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  • Lavishly — Lav ish*ly, adv. In a lavish manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lavishly — adverb 1. in a wasteful manner (Freq. 2) the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap • Syn: ↑extravagantly • Derived from adjective: ↑lavish, ↑extravagant (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lavishly — adverb In a lavish manner, expending profusely. He was noted to entertain lavishly, throwing the biggest and best parties in town …   Wiktionary

  • lavishly — adv. Lavishly is used with these verbs: ↑decorate, ↑entertain, ↑equip, ↑fund, ↑illustrate, ↑praise, ↑produce, ↑spend …   Collocations dictionary

  • lavishly — lavish ► ADJECTIVE 1) sumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious. 2) giving or given in profusion. ► VERB (usu. lavish on) ▪ give or spend in abundant or extravagant quantities. DERIVATIVES lavishly adverb lavishness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • lavishly — See lavisher. * * * …   Universalium

  • lavishly — Synonyms and related words: abundantly, affluently, aplenty, beyond measure, bigheartedly, bottomlessly, bounteously, bountifully, copiously, diffusely, effusely, extravagantly, exuberantly, freehandedly, freeheartedly, freely, fully, generously …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lavishly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. profusely, richly, extravagantly; see carelessly , foolishly , wastefully …   English dictionary for students

  • lavishly — adv. generously; profusely; wastefully, extravagantly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lavishly — lav·ish·ly …   English syllables

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