Definition of Sumptuously

1. Adverb. In a sumptuous and opulent manner. "This government building is sumptuously appointed"

Exact synonyms: Opulently
Partainyms: Opulent, Sumptuous



Definition of Sumptuously

1. Adverb. In a sumptuous manner. ¹

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Definition of Sumptuously

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sumptuously

sumpitans
sumpits
sumplike
sumps
sumpsimus
sumpter
sumpters
sumption
sumptions
sumptuarily
sumptuary
sumptuary tax
sumptuosities
sumptuosity
sumptuous
sumptuously (current term)
sumptuousness
sumptuousnesses
sumpweed
sumpweeds
sumpy
sums
sums of their parts
sums up
sumset
sumsets
sumti
sumti tcita
sumy
sun

Literary usage of Sumptuously

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"... which contains the tombs of the family, is sumptuously decorated with gold, marble, and painting. Key at the house No. 1; fee 50 pf. ..."

2. Literary Chapters by Walter Lionel George (1918)
"... but must die sumptuously — like Cleopatra among her jewels, or a Tartar chief standing on his piled arms on the crest of a funeral pyre. ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"... Thy girdle at gold so rrd, With pearls bedecked sumptuously. Hrir of Linne, Percy, Sel., ii, 128. The redde herring—brought in the red ..."

4. The Jonson Allusion-Book: A Collection of Allusions to Ben Jonson from 1597-1700 by Jesse Franklin Bradley, Joseph Quincy Adams (1922)
"... Had I thy own invention (which affords Words above action, matter above words) To crown thy merits, I should only be sumptuously poor, low in hyperbole. ..."

5. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis (1890)
"[lautus], neatly, elegantly, splendidly, sumptuously, in style : dever- sari : accipi, H. : vivere, N. : res domesticas lau- tius tueri. ..."

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