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lavish


lav·ish  (lvsh)
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
To give or bestow in abundance; shower: lavished attention on his customers.

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

lavish·er n.
lavish·ly adv.
lavish·ness n.


lavish  /lv/  adj. done in very large and generous amounts: She gives lavish parties with wonderful food, flowers, and music.
v. [T] to give (affection, gifts, etc.) in large amounts: He lavishes affection on his wife. lavish

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