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luxuriant

luhg zhu ree uhnt

  • s  marked by complexity and richness of detail
  • s  displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
  • s  produced or growing in extreme abundance

  • Hunted nearly to extinction for their luxuriant fur--the thickest of any mammal's--the sea otters of California were making a comeback until they started mysteriously dying off.
  • Stocky as a fireplug, hair teased into a luxuriant pompadour, he danced, preached, niugged, strutted and sang with a mounting intensity carefully calculated to inflame.
  • Desplat, who lives next to Lascaux and has devoted more than 15 years to its care, says that when he saw the luxuriant bloom, he became physically ill.
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  • Rolland's couture is elegant but not original
    PARIS (AP) — "Austere, but sensuous," were were the words the program notes used to describe Stephane Rolland's dark and luxuriant fall-winter couture display that continued in the elegant footsteps of last season.
    July 2, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Rolland's couture is elegant but not original
    PARIS (AP) — "Austere, but sensuous," were were the words the program notes used to describe Stephane Rolland's dark and luxuriant fall-winter couture display that continued in the elegant footsteps of last season.
    July 2, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Louisa May Alcott in guardian.co.uk
    So where once temples were erected in Ranchi to deify its most famous son Mahendra Singh Dhoni, now effigies are burnt. Once the army had to be called out because the mob had laid homage to a hair salon where Dhoni was having his luxuriant locks... Michael Atherton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Atherton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEB41vvYaYFrunWBvSHCuHFxZ5dGA Mid-Day http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.mid-day.com/opinion/2009/jun/190609-Former-England-skipper-Mike-Atherton-Indian-cricket-fans-Mahendra-Singh-Dhoni.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFsU7a2U3tN_ORAGtyJDmyqW4-rDA Jun 18, 2009 59989 79971 luxuriant A very welcome guest, this countryman, who comes so scented of mountain breezes and springs, so like a luxuriant clod from under forest leaves, moist and mossy with earthspirits," Alcott wrote.
  • Giacomo Puccini in Newsday
    Giacomo Puccini, whose statue beside his lakefront villa depicts him enjoying his ever-present cigarette, described Torre del Lago in idyllic terms: "supreme joy ...... paradise ...... a quiet village, luxuriant, extraordinary sunsets."

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