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n. - The property of being lush and abundant and a pleasure to the senses.

Usage examples (34)
  • They were greeted by the luxuriance of green meadows fronting the balcony of the large castle.
  • How different in their free-born luxuriance from the dusty and city-prisoned elms and willows she had left!
  • I put on his flannel shirt -- it fell down to my toes, like a bedgown; his drawers -- and they flowed in Turkish luxuriance over my feet.
  • Tame, cold, dispassionate minds resemble barren lands; warm, animated ones, rich ground, which, if properly cultivated, yields the noblest fruit; but, if neglected, from its... for more
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  • This was the final winning word in the 1927 National Spelling Bee.
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