lavish, munificent, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstintingadjective
"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"
lavish, lucullan, lush, plush, plushyverb
characterized by extravagance and profusion
"a lavish buffet"; "a lucullan feast"
expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
"He was showered with praise"
To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.
Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.
Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.
Etymology: From *, equivalent to. More at lave, -ish.
expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise
superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits
to expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lav′ish, v.t. to expend profusely: to waste.—adj. bestowing profusely: prodigal: extravagant: unrestrained.—adv. Lav′ishly.—ns. Lav′ishment, Lav′ishness. [From Lave (3).]
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The numerical value of lavish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of lavish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.
It took our nation to a very low level -- moral standing wise, in essence what the President was saying is if you lavish praise on me and spend a lot of money with our country, we will turn our head as it relates to you killing journalists and doing other things.
Given the economic downturn, we didn't want to throw a lavish party this year, i think people were expecting something more subdued in this environment, so we thought it was more effective to donate instead.
A humble life is not so impressive as compared to a more lavish life. But there is serenity in the simplicity of living.
There is no calamity greater than lavish desires.There is no greater guilt than discontentment.And there is not greater disaster than greed.
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- freigiebig, überreichGerman
- excesivo, superabundante, incontrolado, despilfarrar, prodigar, dadivoso, derrochador, derrochar, generoso, sobrado, pródigoSpanish
- tuhlata, syytää, avokätinen, tuhlaavainen, ylenpalttinenFinnish
- eccessivo, prodigare, sontuoso, sovrabbondante, generoso, profondere, prodigo, spendere profusamente, smodato, profusoItalian
- tōtōa, tuheneMāori
- obdarowywać, nadmierny, hojny, obfityPolish
- påkostad, flådig, slösa, kosta, rikligSwedish
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