American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Possessing or exhibiting great wealth; affluent.
- adj. Characterized by rich abundance; luxuriant.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wealthy; rich; affluent; having large means.
- Unstinted; plentiful; abundant; profuse.
- Blooming; brilliant; splendid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a large estate or property; wealthy; rich; affluent.
- adj. rich and superior in quality
- Latin opulentus; see op- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“However, Mr Dominguez says that by showing what he describes as the opulent lifestyles the Castros live in a communist country like Cuba he has achieved his aim.”
“Of Oaxaca's twenty-seven churches, by far the most opulent is the Santo Domingo de Guzmán, built by Indian artisans in the 16th and 17th centuries and displaying much gold leaf.”
“Spacek’s clueless, baton-twirling Holly proclaims love for Sheen’s Kit and all his fake bravado in opulent romance-novel voiceovers.”
“We disregarded these gathering clouds – and pretended that a period we retrospectively dub opulent and irresponsible was normal – when we might at least have been enjoying their silver linings.”
“It's bow was adorned by a woman's figure crafted by San Francisco sculpture Monica Maduro and it's inside was described as opulent, with gilded frames and velvet trim.”
“This will not be determined by the home's value, but rather by subjective criteria such as opulent decorations.”
“I also think it's fair to say most USians have never seen an "opulent" hospital!”
“Clinton thinks it is very important to raise taxes on the obscenely opulent, meaning families earning more than $200,000 (about 850,000 or .6 percent of the 115 million taxpayers).”
“Opus X, Opus being a derivative from "opulent," the word "opulent," X is their Project X.”
“The delicate, virginal-white flowers are not often described as opulent, but Coty’s Muguet is truly sumptuous.”
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The words on this list SAT regulars that I haven't sorted and grouped yet. It's like my wordy holding pen. get it? holding the pen to write a word? HA! I love how lame my humor is.
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