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lavish meaning and definition

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Definition of lavish (verb)

  1. expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    • "He was showered with praise"
    • synonyms: shower

LAVISH adjective

Definition of lavish (adjective)

  1. very generous
    • "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain"
    • synonyms: munificent, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting
  2. characterized by extravagance and profusion
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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