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Meaning of lavish

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: very generous; "distributed gifts with a lavish hand";
             "the critics were lavish in their praise"; "a munificent
             gift"; "his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother
             a quarter and he thought them munificent"; "prodigal
             praise"; "unsparing generosity"; "his unstinted
             devotion"; "called for unstinting aid to Britain" [syn:
             {lavish}, {munificent}, {overgenerous}, {too-generous},
             {unsparing}, {unstinted}, {unstinting}]
      2: characterized by extravagance and profusion; "a lavish
         buffet"; "a lucullan feast" [syn: {lavish}, {lucullan},
         {lush}, {plush}, {plushy}]
      v 1: expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns; "He was
           showered with praise" [syn: {lavish}, {shower}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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