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luxuriate

[ luhg-zhoor-ee-eyt, luhk-shoor- ]
/ l蕦g藞蕭蕣蓹r i藢e瑟t, l蕦k藞蕛蕣蓹r- /
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verb (used without object), lux路u路ri路at路ed, lux路u路ri路at路ing.
to enjoy oneself without stint; revel: to luxuriate in newly acquired wealth.
to grow fully or abundantly; thrive: The plants luxuriated in the new soil.
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Origin of luxuriate

1615鈥25; <Latin luxuri膩tus, past participle of luxuri膩re.See luxuriant, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM luxuriate

lux路u路ri路a路tion, nounun路lux路u路ri路at路ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for luxuriate

luxuriate
/ (l蕦伞藞zj蕣蓹r瑟藢e瑟t) /

verb (intr)
(foll by in) to take voluptuous pleasure; revel
to flourish extensively or profusely
to live in a sumptuous way

Derived forms of luxuriate

luxuriation, noun

Word Origin for luxuriate

C17: from Latin luxuri膩re
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