- sumptuary law,
- sumptuary laws,
- sumter, fort,
Origin of sumptuous
Examples from the Web for sumptuously
Christmas morning, we take seats in the sumptuously appointed living room of a top Ankawa official, the silver-haired Femi Mattih.
Ledwith having been put in jail most honorably, the Captain led the others to the inn and located them sumptuously.The Art of Disappearing|John Talbot Smith
When he entered the sumptuously furnished office of M. Charles the latter arose.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser
In a sumptuously decorated study an elegantly clad Juve was listening to a personage.A Nest of Spies|Pierre Souvestre
Word Origin for sumptuous
late 15c., from Old French sumptueux, from Latin sumptuosus "costly, expensive," from sumptus "cost, expense," past participle of sumere "spend, consume, take," contraction of *sub-emere, from sub- "under" + emere "to take, buy" (see exempt (adj.)).