verb (used without object), lux·u·ri·at·ed, lux·u·ri·at·ing.
- luxol fast blue,
- luxury tax,
Origin of luxuriate
Examples from the Web for luxuriate
I luxuriate in the thought that right-wingers across the country are tearing their hair out over this as if in a nice hot bath.Michael Tomasky on Romney: the Un-American in the Presidential Race|Michael Tomasky|July 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I just want to luxuriate in a sliver of sports that was important and poignant and, in its own way, poetic.Peyton Manning’s Classy Exit From the Indianapolis Colts|Buzz Bissinger|March 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How would you like to luxuriate upon these grass-fed fatlings of the prairie?The History of Peru|Henry S. Beebe
Here the soul can luxuriate in prayer and meditation, holding fellowship with heaven.Sketches of the Covenanters|J. C. McFeeters
It would be no reason for planting mulberry-trees in Scotland, that they luxuriate in the south of England.Political Pamphlets|George Saintsbury
His whole soul was engrossed in the contemplation of the wild and romantic adventures in which he expected to luxuriate.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
The men then pass on into the bathroom where they are given about ten minutes to luxuriate with plenty of soap and hot water.On the Fringe of the Great Fight|George G. Nasmith
Word Origin for luxuriate
1620s, "to indulge in luxury," from Latin luxuriatus, past participle of luxuriare "have to excess," figuratively "run riot, be dissolute, indulge to excess," from luxuria "excess, rankness, luxuriance" (see luxury). Related: Luxuriated; luxuriating.