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.
Early 17th century: from Latin luxuriat- 'grown in abundance', from the verb luxuriare.
Words that rhyme with luxuriateinfuriate
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