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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of luxuriate.

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Examples

  • They wept over it as they sang it, the graceless young scamps who had all broken their mothers 'prides, and I sang with them, and wept with them, and luxuriated in the pathos and the tragedy of it, and struggled to make glimmering inebriated generalisations on life and romance.

    Chapter 16

  • Both composers specialized in piano, of course, and both sonatas on this program gave the piano an equal if not dominant role -- meaning that Kathryn Stott, Ma's frequent recital collaborator, did a considerable amount of heavy lifting, while Ma luxuriated in lovely sounds.

    Music review: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and pianist Kathryn Stott at the Kennedy Center

  • The beauty of the language pulled me into a world I literally luxuriated in.

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  • Flexing my cramped limbs and wiggling my toes, I luxuriated in my undisciplined stance.

    Exit the Actress

  • It was gushing with hot water, just the right temperature, so we stripped-off and luxuriated in a welcome bath, only to be interrupted by a low-flying plane which opened fire on us – what cheek!

    Alan Glass

  • Instead, we listened to tributes that limned his capacity to touch and generosity of spirit, his impact, his love of words, his insatiable curiosity and, most importantly, the empathy and warmth that fueled his writing and the relationships in which he luxuriated.

    Andrew S. Doctoroff: The Last Lecture Given by Our Good Friend Jeff Zaslow

  • In Oxford in spring he luxuriated in a "sea of . . . hundred-year-old roses."

    Things Fall Apart

  • In the same encounter with ABC reporter Matt Gutman, Jones luxuriated in death threats he claimed to have received.

    Stephen Schwartz: Is America A Nation Of Book Burners?

  • But here the students luxuriated in long, unhurried conversations.

    World Wide Mind

  • He drank and luxuriated in the mystical quests of Anton Bruckner, and Mahler's restless struggles with tonality.

    Pearls in Formation

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