Origin of opulence
OTHER WORDS FROM opulenceun·op·u·lence, noun
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How to use opulence in a sentence
He gaped at the power of a steam-driven grist mill and at the opulence of the mill owners’ home, a stately brick mansion.The Great Inheritors: How Three Families Shielded Their Fortunes From Taxes for Generations|by Patricia Callahan, James Bandler, Justin Elliott, Doris Burke and Jeff Ernsthausen|December 15, 2021|ProPublica
One luxury store, he said, was just about to open it doors last fall when the brand decided to pump up the opulence.Far from Fifth Avenue: Luxury brands flock to suburbs and vacation hot spots where the rich are riding out the pandemic|Abha Bhattarai|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
Porco Banh Mi’sh– from Porchetta District –Summer, the season of peaches and corn and tomatoes, is not exactly a time for porchetta, that succulent slab of porcine opulence.
Some historians believe that their “private squalor” led to “public opulence,” in the sense that nonlinear buildings can be the perfect inspiration for some pretty creative thoughts.
We see it at several different periods, from the height of its opulence in the 1930s to the shabby Communist look of the 1960s.
The scale, opulence and fantasy so prevalent a few miles away on the Strip is nowhere to be found.A Tech Millionaire Bets on the Urban Revival of Downtown Las Vegas|Sarah Kunst|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many say that The Great Beauty is the new Fellini, with its handsome surrealism, baroque expressions, and casual opulence.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’|Jimmy So|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Pic: The Met's Cloisters branch turns 75, and shows off knightly opulence.
The opulence of the gifts is legendary, and it used to be that the presenters and performers at the ceremony also received them.Oscar’s Bizarre Swag Bag: Condoms, Circus Training, and More|Kevin Fallon|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There were hundreds of thousands in France, the most illustrious in rank and opulence, who would join such an army.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Opulence introduced the cultivation of the fine arts, with a taste for literature, and consequently for disputation.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
There are beings so dejected—so penurious—that this swearing constitutes their whole store of worldly opulence.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The emigrant from the sandbanks of Cape Cod revels in the profusion of the opulence of Ohio.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
Hundreds of families were burned out, and reduced from opulence, or at least competency, to penury.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.