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

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Examples

  • In clarifying his comments, Mr. McCain lavished praise on workers, but ignored their problems.

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  • Of the many poetical and rhetorical titles lavished upon this country, none is truer than that which calls her the Isle of Song.

    Early Bardic Literature, Ireland.

  • When she saw the attentions to which she was entitled lavished upon Henrietta, the wife of his brother, her affectionate heart was chilled.

    Louis XIV. Makers of History Series

  • Hewlett Packard has agreed to fork over $16.25 million to settle charges that the computer maker "lavished" gifts on two Texas school districts in order ...

    HP Pays MILLIONS To Settle School Bribery Charges

  • Hewlett Packard has agreed to fork over $16.25 million to settle charges that the computer maker "lavished" gifts on two Texas school districts in order to win government contracts to provide computer equipment.

    HP Pays MILLIONS To Settle School Bribery Charges

  • I slightly regret this quavering furore, since it distracts attention from the praise which it seems that I "lavished" (Mr. Erlich sounds hard to please) on Miss Himmelfarb's brilliant book.

    True Minds

  • On the rewards: Apparently, Cristiano "lavished" her with expensive gifts including a designer handbag and an Armani belt.

    Kickette Blog

  • He "lavished" elected officials and their staff with free sports tickets and meals -- essentially, the very same charges lobbed against Abramoff. [

    Gary S. Chafetz: The Ring of Truth

  • From the start, David proved to be a gifted writer, but even more, a thoughtful and caring participant, and I am grateful for the attention he lavished on this project.

    The Good Fight

  • Western countries, including the United States, and their Arab allies lavished him with aid, weapons, and intelligence support throughout the Iran-Iraq War.

    Day of Honey

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