Origin of opulence
Examples from the Web for opulence
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
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
It is an earnest belief in a 1980s opulence that translates into an aesthetic of social isolationism.
He claims the cooperation came from people who are fed up with the corruption and opulence displayed by many Afghan officials.
But she seemed happy; perhaps happier than when they were in the midst of opulence.Maximina|Armando Palacio Valds
Yet something of the evening glow, something of the opulence of summer smouldered in his words.Lore of Proserpine|Maurice Hewlett
Behold the despicable creature, raised, all at once, from dirt to opulence; from the lowest obscurity to the highest honours.The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant|John Hamilton Moore
Whatever may have been his opulence, our author did not waste his subsequent life in unprofitable idleness.The Life of Daniel De Foe|George Chalmers
She bathed herself in the glitter and the gaudiness and the opulence and the humanity, as in tonic fluid.The Roll-Call|Arnold Bennett