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Broder’s second novel combines her singular style with adventures of the calorie- and climax-filled kind, sumptuous fillings surrounded by perfectly baked plot.Melissa Broder’s ‘Milk Fed’ is a delectable exploration of physical and emotional hunger|Bethanne Patrick|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
The impetus for this production — enhanced by Jonathan Tunick’s sumptuous original orchestrations and 15 musicians under the baton of Jon Kalbfleisch — is not experimental, or even archival.Sondheim revue provides exhilarating warmth in cold, trying times|Peter Marks|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
It’s a tiny family-run joint where locals, seated cheek by jowl, eat sumptuous meals.The bulls are firmly in control as the global markets open for 2021|Bernhard Warner|January 4, 2021|Fortune
Taylor recalls a tour group that created an elaborate “almost soap opera” storyline around a miniature of a sumptuous Art Deco jewelry store, where a tiny clerk talks to two customers beneath a lit chandelier made of 15,800 beads.
Weller made the Style Council a lush Amazon of uniquely sumptuous schmaltz.Almost anarchy: The Style Council and the smooth sounds of sophisti-pop|Mina Tavakoli|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Christmas morning, we take seats in the sumptuously appointed living room of a top Ankawa official, the silver-haired Femi Mattih.
In every instance a gift was expected from the visitor, and as a consequence the monks fared sumptuously.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
He was sumptuously buried in Kensal Green, where a marble pedestal carries his portrait and his epitaph.
The pheasants and the partridges arrived in time, and we lunched off them sumptuously to-day; many thanks.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
We arrived 489 at the camp, to the great joy of our brave lads, who immediately feasted sumptuously.
The vessel appears to have been armed for war and sumptuously fitted for a pleasure-yacht, yet was ultimately used to carry corn.