verb (used with object)
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Beijing has lavished subsidies on home-grown chipmakers—mostly to no avail.China wants to make its own chips. 2 failures in 1 week show how hard that will be|claychandler|November 19, 2020|Fortune
On the eve of their daughter Cecily’s lavish wedding, a handyman named Stefan Codrescu bludgeoned a guest named Frank Parris to death.Agatha Christie fans, take note: Anthony Horowitz has a clever new twist on the classic whodunit|Michael Dirda|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
News of the absent King’s lavish lifestyle provided an unwelcome contrast to the suffering of his subjects—not least of all because Vajiralongkorn’s life of luxury is increasingly seen to come at the taxpayer’s expense.As Thailand’s economy shrinks, protesters question the $40 billion value of the King|eamonbarrett|October 31, 2020|Fortune
The day before the vote, she offered an amendment to make the legislation, which lavished tax cuts on corporations and the wealthy, more equitable.Susan Collins Backed Down From a Fight with Private Equity. Now They’re Underwriting Her Reelection.|by Justin Elliott, ProPublica, and Theodoric Meyer, Politico|October 29, 2020|ProPublica
A wealthy executive testifying from a lavish vacation home in Hawaii could send the wrong message.Facebook, Google, Twitter CEOs clash with Congress in pre-election showdown|Tony Romm, Rachel Lerman, Cat Zakrzewski, Heather Kelly, Elizabeth Dwoskin|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
In addition, he had made prudent investments and, except for his wine cellar, did not live lavishly.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wedged between two marble buildings at the lavishly designed Lincoln Center, sits a single white tent.
He rests lavishly, depicted in a marble sarcophagus that stares up for eternity at the carved depictions of his life story.
Leather bonnets that marked the early 19th century gave way to styled hair and lavishly veiled hats of the 20th century.
The group also spent lavishly on some of its high-ranking executives.U.S Chamber Of Commerce's Big Money Fail In 2012 Elections|Ben Jacobs|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then she put her anger from her; put from her, too, the insolence and scorn with which so lavishly she had addressed him hitherto.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
In the courts of princes and wealthy natives the vessels and tubes are lavishly adorned with precious metals.
Anciently, indeed, what had been lavishly given was not seldom violently taken away.
In Castile was ostentatiously displayed and lavishly spent great fortunes made in remote provinces by oppression and corruption.
It did not occur to Caleb Landor that this was because he had given to the boy lavishly of everything except himself.Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth