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  • adv. In a manner that involves luxury, in an expensive or indulgent manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a luxurious manner; deliciously; voluptuously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a rich manner
  • adv. in an indulgently luxurious manner


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From luxurious


  • Backed up by the concept of a 'liberal elite,' right-wingers could crony around with their corporate patrons in luxuriously appointed think tanks and boardrooms -- all the while purporting to represent the average overworked Joe.


  • The impossibly smooth, darkly handsome, impeccable former Madrid No8 and opinionated TVE commentator, with the kind of luxuriously thick hair that no one actually has but adorns barbers 'windows worldwide.

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  • Most of them love a drink, a surprising number of them smoke, and they almost all eat well, by which I mean expensively and luxuriously.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Burger lite.

  • In the North Gallery, art historian Ben Divall joins the eponymous owner of the Jonathan Hope collection in curating this show, exploring "the centuries-long trade and interaction between Indian textile and Javanese batik designs," with some swooningly beautiful hangings luxuriously displayed.

    An Explosion of Visual Arts

  • Francesca Bortolotto Possati Venice Venetian hotelier, vintner and philanthropist Francesca Bortolotto Possati , a third generation owner of the Bauer hotel, has just opened her newest property, the Villa F., a luxuriously restored 16th-century villa on the Giudecca.

    Lunch, Italian Style

  • In the sprouting system they're thrust into what is a perfect incubator for bacteria — they're warm and they're wet and they're growing luxuriously, Smith DeWaal says.

    Experts link sprouts to fatal illnesses

  • Zoe wiggled luxuriously on the bed, crooking her arm over her face.


  • Cara yawned luxuriously and hitched the comforter up around her neck.


  • The high-backed, luxuriously upholstered seat of brown leather gave her a sense of great comfort; yet even greater, it seemed to her, was the nearness and comfort of the man himself and of his body.


  • "A-a-h," he sighed long, almost luxuriously, and spoke with pauses for breath.



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