Definition of Luxuriate

1. Verb. Become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously.

Exact synonyms: Wanton
Generic synonyms: Consume, Squander, Ware, Waste
Derivative terms: Luxuriation, Luxury, Luxury, Luxury



2. Verb. Enjoy to excess. "They luxuriate themselves"; "She indulges in ice cream"
Exact synonyms: Indulge
Generic synonyms: Consume, Deplete, Eat, Eat Up, Exhaust, Run Through, Use Up, Wipe Out
Specialized synonyms: Surfeit
Derivative terms: Indulgence, Luxuriation, Luxury

3. Verb. Thrive profusely or flourish extensively.
Generic synonyms: Boom, Expand, Flourish, Thrive
Derivative terms: Luxuriant

Definition of Luxuriate

1. v. i. To grow exuberantly; to grow to superfluous abundance.

Definition of Luxuriate

1. Verb. (intransitive) To enjoy luxury. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Luxuriate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luxuriate

luxes
luxive
luxmeter
luxmeters
luxon
luxonic
luxons
luxullianite
luxullianites
luxuria
luxuriance
luxuriances
luxuriancy
luxuriant
luxuriantly
luxuriate (current term)
luxuriated
luxuriates
luxuriating
luxuriation
luxuries
luxuriety
luxurious
luxuriously
luxuriousness
luxuriousnesses
luxurist
luxurists
luxury
luxury(a)

Literary usage of Luxuriate

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1. The coral island by Robert Michael Ballantyne (1884)
"... and cogitations connected therewith—We luxuriate In the sea, try oni diving powers, and make enchanting excursions among the coral groves at the bottom ..."

2. Notes on Italy by Rembrandt Peale (1831)
"may suit himself with furnished apartments in whatever part of the city he chooses to reside, either to economise in great comfort or luxuriate in expensive ..."

3. Pioneering in the Far East: And Journeys to California in 1849 and to the by Ludvig Verner Helms (1882)
"That the first effect of liberty upon the slaves was a desire to luxuriate in idleness there could be no doubt, and the labour question was one which might ..."

4. Salad for the Social by Frederick Saunders (1856)
"... for surely the palate that could not appreciate, nay, luxuriate over such dainty and delectable dishes, must have become sadly perverted and depraved. ..."

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