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greatly enjoy oneself; revel: to luxuriate in wealth; thrive: The roses luxuriate in the sunny garden.
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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.]
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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]
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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]
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Past participle: luxuriated
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|Verb||1.||luxuriate - become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously|
|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|
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luxuriate[lʌgˈzjʊərɪeɪt] VI [plant] → crecer con exuberancia; [person] → disfrutar
to luxuriate in → disfrutar (de), deleitarse con, entregarse al lujo de
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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
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