lavishly


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lav·ish

 (lăv′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Characterized by or produced with extravagance and profusion: a lavish buffet. See Synonyms at profuse.
2. Immoderate in giving or bestowing; unstinting: The critics were lavish with their praise.
tr.v. lav·ished, lav·ish·ing, lav·ish·es
1. To give or bestow in abundance; shower: lavished attention on his customers.
2. To give something in abundance to: "The aides began lavishing him with kindnesses" (Kay Marie Porterfield).

[Middle English laves, probably from Old French lavasse, downpour, from laver, to wash, from Latin lavāre; see lave.]

lav′ish·er n.
lav′ish·ly adv.
lav′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.lavishly - in a wasteful mannerlavishly - in a wasteful manner; "the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap"
2.lavishly - in a rich and lavish manner; "lavishly decorated"
Translations
بِسَخاء،بإسْراف
štědře
rausnarlega
cömertce

lavishly

[ˈlævɪʃlɪ] ADV
1. (= sumptuously) [decorated, furnished] → suntuosamente, fastuosamente
2. (= generously) [entertain, pay] → espléndidamente, generosamente; [praise] → profusamente

lavishly

[ˈlævɪʃli] adv
[give, spend] → sans compter
[furnished, restored] → luxueusement, fastueusement

lavishly

adv give, equippedgroßzügig; praiseüberschwänglich; put paint on, spreadreichlich; entertainüppig, reichlich; illustratedreich, aufwendig, aufwändig; they entertain lavishlysie geben feudale Feste; lavishly furnishedluxuriös or aufwendig or aufwändig eingerichtet; to spend (money) lavishlydas Geld mit vollen Händen ausgeben (on für); he is lavishly extravagant in his hospitalityseine Gastfreundschaft kennt keine Grenzen

lavishly

[ˈlævɪʃlɪ] adv (give, spend) → generosamente; (furnished) → sontuosamente, lussuosamente

lavish

(ˈlӕviʃ) verb
to spend or give very freely. She lavishes too much money on that child.
adjective
1. (of a person) spending or giving generously and sometimes too freely. a lavish host; You have certainly been lavish with the brandy in this cake.
2. given generously or too freely. lavish gifts.
ˈlavishly adverb
ˈlavishness noun
References in classic literature ?
There was no term of abuse known to the Huron vocabulary that the disappointed women did not lavishly expend on the successful stranger.
It sits in the midst of a vast dead-level, and one is obliged to imagine that land may be had for the asking, and no taxes to pay, so lavishly do they use it.
I lavishly elaborated these people and their doings, of course.
As usual, the fickle, unreasoning world took Muff Potter to its bosom and fondled him as lavishly as it had abused him before.
If she did, she need not coin her smiles so lavishly, flash her glances so unremittingly, manufacture airs so elaborate, graces so multitudinous.
Get out, into the open part of the court, {145} or I will give you Egypt and Cyprus over again for your insolence and importunity; you have begged of all the others, and they have given you lavishly, for they have abundance round them, and it is easy to be free with other people's property when there is plenty of it.
His gun is lavishly decorated with brass tacks and vermilion, and provided with a fringed cover, occasionally of buckskin, ornamented here and there with a feather.
As I am found quite proof against this sort of artillery--for we scorn what, unasked, is lavishly offered --she has recourse to the expedient of making noises; sometimes she sighs, sometimes groans, sometimes utters inarticulate sounds, for which language has no name.
I, however, like those gentlemen of leisure who breakfast at home and dine at their club, almost invariably, during my intervals of health, enjoyed the afternoon repast with the bachelor chiefs of the Ti, who were always rejoiced to see me, and lavishly spread before me all the good things which their larder afforded.
Tristram accordingly secured for him an apartment to which this epithet might be lavishly applied.
She took exquisite care of her, cooked the things she liked best, let her mess to her heart's content in the kitchen, made her dolls pretty frocks, cuddled her, told her stories and stopped her work to play with her on rainy days--but she could not win the same affection the little girl bestowed so lavishly on Martin.
The place is crowded with people all the time, and as the gay-colored Eastern fabrics are lavishly displayed before every shop, the great Bazaar of Stamboul is one of the sights that are worth seeing.