lavishly lavishly  /ˈlæ vɪʃ li/


  1. (adv) in a wasteful manner
  2. (adv) in a rich and lavish manner



  1. There was good reason for lavishly illustrated brain books to show the function, size and location of the brain's structures in permanent ink.
  2. Either by transferring it, like a lavishly illustrated volume of Dickens, or transforming it with a new vision.
  3. On Bad, lavishly produced by Quincy Jones and Jackson, it has become consuming.


  1. Today's Featured Property:

    Phineas Swann B&B Inn Montgomery Center, Vermont, USA $825,000 USD Lavishly restored 1880's farmhouse complex with three buildings right on the Trout River and main street of historic landmark designated typical Vermont Village.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

  2. Senate's new farm bill will waste billions on subsidies, critics say

    To deficit hawks and critics of American farm policy, they are a clear example of wasteful government spending, lavishly rewarding farmers beyond what is necessary or fiscally prudent.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  3. Retiring Ohio State’s Gee: I’ll get out of the way

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Retiring Ohio State University President Gordon Gee, a veteran administrator who casts a large shadow in higher education realms, vowed Friday not to linger and inhibit his successor’s work. “I think that one of the best contributions I can make is to get out of the way,” Gee said after meeting with trustees, who lavishly praised his leadership and made no mention of his latest ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Standard-Examiner


  1. "Be it government or private money, it leaves a bad taste in the mouth for them to spend so lavishly while so many are poor in the Philippines," said opposition Sen. Francis Escudero.
    on Aug 10, 2009 By: Francis Escudero Source: eTaiwan News

  2. "The way to build 'a new foundation of lasting prosperity,'" said US Rep. Patrick McHenry, a Republican who represents the state's 10th District, "is not to continue spending lavishly on things that do not help Americans weather the storm or...
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Patrick McHenry Source: Winston-Salem Journal

  3. "Money was spent lavishly by the former officials without any accountability or need. We have tried to reduce the annual budget of around 45 million rupees spent on domestic cricket to around 25 and 30 million. That is why we have replaced the...
    on Dec 28, 2008 By: Javed Miandad Source:

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