lavish


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Synonyms for lavish

Synonyms for lavish

characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence

characterized by excessive or imprudent spending

given to or marked by unrestrained abundance

to give in great abundance

Synonyms for lavish

expend profusely

Synonyms

characterized by extravagance and profusion

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In vain the Persian protested against the wrong he did himself; he continued to scatter with the same lavish hand.
Such of them as are married have the wisdom to retire to their own houses; but the bachelors act just as an East Indiaman and pirates are wont to do; for they lavish, eat, drink, and play all away as long as the goods hold out; and when these are gone, they even sell their embroidery, their lace, and their clothes.
Half the sum of attraction, on either side, might have been enough, for he had nothing to do, and she had hardly anybody to love; but the encounter of such lavish recommendations could not fail.
In these twentieth century days -of lavish recognition-artistic, popular and material-of genius, what rewards might not a Poe claim!
He has the two things which men of his own colour respect: he can make them afraid, and he is lavish with money.
The sky was as Prussian a blue as Potsdam itself could require, but it was yet more like that lavish and glowing use of the colour which a child extracts from a shilling paint-box.
Then Miss Lavish darted under the archway of the white bullocks, and she stopped, and she cried:
So Miss Lavish proceeded through the streets of the city of Florence, short, fidgety, and playful as a kitten, though without a kitten's grace.
Miss Lavish seemed interested, and slackened her trot.
Miss Lavish looked at the narrow ribbon of sky, and murmured: "Oh, you have property in Surrey?
And so the two walked together through the dark alley to the end of the rickety, dismantled dock; the one thinking of the vast reward the King would lavish upon her for the information she felt sure she alone could give; the other feeling beneath his mantle for the hilt of a long dagger which nestled there.
He watched the lavish waste of the mushroom millionaires, and failed quite to understand it.
Simple tradesmen jumped their counters to become extemporized captains, colonels, and generals, without having ever passed the School of Instruction at West Point; nevertheless; they quickly rivaled their compeers of the old continent, and, like them, carried off victories by dint of lavish expenditure in ammunition, money, and men.
I believe it is natural for our unamiable sex to dislike the creatures,' replied I; 'for you ladies lavish so many caresses upon them.
it findeth out the rich hearts which willingly lavish themselves!