luxuriate luxuriate

Definition(s):

  1. (v) become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
  2. (v) enjoy to excess
  3. (v) thrive profusely or flourish extensively

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Usage(s):

  1. Today's 10-year-olds can discover for themselves my long-ago pash: To put aside the weeping and gnashing of teeth and instead luxuriate in the reaping and teething of Nash.
  2. Ert is one of the few fortunate artists who have lived long enough to luxuriate in their own revival.

News

  • 'Thérèse': The dour bourgeois life of 1920s France

    Thérèse begins with a scene of pure, unalloyed joy: Two teenage girls luxuriate in the summer sun. Best friends and neighbors, Thérèse and Anne belong to two wealthy families who own large tracts of pine-forested land in the Landes region of southwest France.
    on September 6, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "We don't pretend to have the solutions," Eggers says. "We're just asking a few questions. We admit how little we know, but we're trying to luxuriate in print and maybe remind people of everything it can do."
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Dave Eggers Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Filmmakers coming to Milwaukee luxuriate in our Midwestern work ethic and frugality," Lawton said.
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Barbara Lawton Source: Milwaukee Small Business Times

  3. "For me, Mamet was like a rock star," McPherson says. "His plays were so free. It was all American and very cool. You could luxuriate in his plays' meandering tributaries. I loved all the swearing. I didn't think it was gratuitous. It was the...
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: Conor McPherson Source: Chicago Tribune

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