Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as opulence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See opulence.

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  • noun Archaic form of opulence.

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Examples

  • I am thinking what I shall say I have provided for him: it must be a personating of himself; a satire against the softness of prosperity, with a discovery of the infinite flatteries that follow youth and opulency.

    The Life of Timon of Athens

  • Germanicus was intent upon seeing other wonders: the chief were; the effigies of Memnon, a colossus of stone, yielding when struck by the solar rays, a vocal sound; the Pyramids rising, like mountains, amongst rolling and almost impassable waves of sand; monuments these of the emulation and opulency of Egyptian kings; the artificial lake, a receptacle of the overflowing Nile; and elsewhere abysses of such immense depth, that those, who tried, could never fathom.

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

  • I am thinking what I shall say I have provided for him: it must be a personating of himself; a satire against the softness of prosperity, with a discovery of the infinite flatteries that follow youth and opulency.

    Act V. Scene I. Timon of Athens

  • As he entered its frescoed hall that afternoon he was suddenly reminded, by its challenging opulency, of the bank he had just quitted, without knowing that the bank had really furnished its capital and its original design.

    The Three Partners

  • Israelites, and so far surpassing them all in opulency that the riches of

    The Koran (Al-Qur'an)

  • I am thinking what I shall say I have provided for him: it must be a personating of himself; a satire against the softness of prosperity, with a discovery of the infinite flatteries that follow youth and opulency.

    Timon of Athens

  • The London based exclusive label has not a collection but an "Octette", as each capsule consists of eight pieces, each inspired by the opulency of the Victorian era with an added contemporay twist.

    Late Mag

  • Egyptian characters, describing its former opulency: one of the oldest priests was ordered to interpret them; he said they related "that it once contained seven hundred thousand fighting men; that with that army King

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

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