lavish

All Adjective Verb
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  • They lavished every kind attention on their guests and kept them three days. Cited from French Pathfinders in North America, by William Henry Johnson
  • Never before was so much money lavished upon the stage as now. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • The same care usually given to sick soldiers was now lavished upon me. Cited from Memories, by Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
  • We all like to have such love as that lavished upon us. Cited from Girls and Women, by Harriet E. Paine (AKA: E. Chester)
  • I did my duty to the others; I lavished my love upon you. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • Throughout his life he would have a great interest in the state military which he lavished attention on.
  • He is well known for his lavish book and album covers, usually designed by himself.
  • Father and mother to her little son, She lavishes on him a double love. Cited from The Dawn and the Day, by Henry Thayer Niles
  • The largest and most lavish of all were paid for by the emperor himself.
  • There he threw lavish parties until his credit ran out and he was arrested.
  • But I have lavished out too many words of this play-matter. Cited from English literary criticism, Various, C.E. Vaughan
  • Here, we were in want of every thing; there, every thing would be lavished upon us! Cited from History of the Expedition to Russia, by Count Philip de Segur
  • Stage properties were few and simple, while particular care was lavished on the music. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • Along with gardens, the hill was also the site of many lavish buildings.
  • After the war, the family decided it was too lavish to maintain so it was sold.
  • They fell into each other's arms and lavished kisses upon each other. Cited from Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know, by Various
  • It was one of the largest and most lavish social events of the 20th century.
  • He has lavished all His treasure on you; what have you brought him back? Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • After the group finished, the two members introduced themselves and lavished praise on the group.
  • She does not lead a lavish life and, aside from her house, has only enough to live on.
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Meaning of lavish

  • verb Expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    He was showered with praise