luxuriate


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lux·u·ri·ate

 (lŭg-zho͝or′ē-āt′, lŭk-sho͝or′-)
intr.v. lux·u·ri·at·ed, lux·u·ri·at·ing, lux·u·ri·ates
To take luxurious pleasure; indulge oneself.

[Latin luxuriāre, luxuriāt-, to be luxuriant, from luxuria, luxury; see luxury.]

luxuriate

(lʌɡˈzjʊərɪˌeɪt)
vb (intr)
1. (foll by in) to take voluptuous pleasure; revel
2. to flourish extensively or profusely
3. to live in a sumptuous way
[C17: from Latin luxuriāre]
luxˌuriˈation n

lux•u•ri•ate

(lʌgˈʒʊər iˌeɪt, lʌkˈʃʊər-)

v.i. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to enjoy oneself without stint.
2. to grow fully or abundantly; thrive.
3. to take great delight; revel.
[1615–25; < Latin]
lux•u`ri•a′tion, n.

luxuriate


Past participle: luxuriated
Gerund: luxuriating

Imperative
luxuriate
luxuriate
Present
I luxuriate
you luxuriate
he/she/it luxuriates
we luxuriate
you luxuriate
they luxuriate
Preterite
I luxuriated
you luxuriated
he/she/it luxuriated
we luxuriated
you luxuriated
they luxuriated
Present Continuous
I am luxuriating
you are luxuriating
he/she/it is luxuriating
we are luxuriating
you are luxuriating
they are luxuriating
Present Perfect
I have luxuriated
you have luxuriated
he/she/it has luxuriated
we have luxuriated
you have luxuriated
they have luxuriated
Past Continuous
I was luxuriating
you were luxuriating
he/she/it was luxuriating
we were luxuriating
you were luxuriating
they were luxuriating
Past Perfect
I had luxuriated
you had luxuriated
he/she/it had luxuriated
we had luxuriated
you had luxuriated
they had luxuriated
Future
I will luxuriate
you will luxuriate
he/she/it will luxuriate
we will luxuriate
you will luxuriate
they will luxuriate
Future Perfect
I will have luxuriated
you will have luxuriated
he/she/it will have luxuriated
we will have luxuriated
you will have luxuriated
they will have luxuriated
Future Continuous
I will be luxuriating
you will be luxuriating
he/she/it will be luxuriating
we will be luxuriating
you will be luxuriating
they will be luxuriating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been luxuriating
you have been luxuriating
he/she/it has been luxuriating
we have been luxuriating
you have been luxuriating
they have been luxuriating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been luxuriating
you will have been luxuriating
he/she/it will have been luxuriating
we will have been luxuriating
you will have been luxuriating
they will have been luxuriating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been luxuriating
you had been luxuriating
he/she/it had been luxuriating
we had been luxuriating
you had been luxuriating
they had been luxuriating
Conditional
I would luxuriate
you would luxuriate
he/she/it would luxuriate
we would luxuriate
you would luxuriate
they would luxuriate
Past Conditional
I would have luxuriated
you would have luxuriated
he/she/it would have luxuriated
we would have luxuriated
you would have luxuriated
they would have luxuriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.luxuriate - become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
ware, squander, consume, waste - spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"
2.luxuriate - enjoy to excess; "She indulges in ice cream"
deplete, use up, wipe out, eat up, exhaust, run through, eat, consume - use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
surfeit - indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
3.luxuriate - thrive profusely or flourish extensively
flourish, thrive, expand, boom - grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"

luxuriate

verb
1. enjoy, delight, indulge, relish, revel, bask, wallow Lie back and luxuriate in the scented oil.
2. live in luxury, take it easy, live the life of Riley, have the time of your life, be in clover He retired to luxuriate in Hollywood.

luxuriate

verb
To take extravagant pleasure:
Translations

luxuriate

[lʌgˈzjʊərɪeɪt] VI [plant] → crecer con exuberancia; [person] → disfrutar
to luxuriate indisfrutar (de), deleitarse con, entregarse al lujo de

luxuriate

[lʌgˈʒʊərieɪt] vi
to luxuriate in a hot bath → se prélasser dans un bon bain chaud
to luxuriate in a feeling → s'abandonner avec délices à une sensation

luxuriate

vi to luxuriate in something (people)sich in etw (dat)aalen

luxuriate

[lʌgˈzjʊərɪˌeɪt] vi to luxuriate inindulgere in, abbandonarsi al piacere di
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