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luxuriate

Line breaks: lux¦uri|ate
Pronunciation: /lʌɡˈʒʊərɪeɪt
 
, lʌɡˈzjʊə-, lʌkˈsjʊə-/

Definition of luxuriate in English:

verb

[no object] (luxuriate in/over)
Enjoy (something) as a luxury; take self-indulgent delight in: she was luxuriating in a long bath
More example sentences
  • We simply savoured and luxuriated in delight at the return of our normal peaceable existence.
  • There one is entitled to enjoy it, luxuriate in it even, and then move on to another painting hanging next to it.
  • I do feel that because males have been able to enjoy and even luxuriate in my largeness I could too.
Synonyms
revel, bask, delight, take pleasure, wallow, indulge oneself, enjoy, relish, savour, appreciate, lap up
informal get a kick out of, get a thrill out of, get a charge out of

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin luxuriat- 'grown in abundance', from the verb luxuriare.

Words that rhyme with luxuriate

infuriate

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