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synonyms for lavished

  • expend
  • fritter
  • heap
  • squander
  • deluge
  • dissipate
  • give
  • pour
  • scatter
  • spend
  • waste
  • be generous
  • be wasteful
  • go through
  • run through
  • spend money like water
  • thrust upon

antonyms for lavished

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  • hold
  • save
  • collect
  • gather
  • hoard
  • economize
  • limit
  • starve
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How to use lavished in a sentence

He resigned in 2015 amid criticism for lavish spending including a redecorating effort of his Capitol Hill office.
POP CULTURE COUNTDOWN: ICONIC AND IGNOMINIOUSJOEY DIGUGLIELMODECEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
After months of deep discounts—with hotels offering lavish perks and airlines dangling fares such as $21 from New York to Florida—prices are set to make up at least part of the ground they lost.
VACCINE ROLLOUT COULD BOOST THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY—AND SPELL THE END OF DEEP DISCOUNTSRACHEL KINGDECEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
Rockdale town officials put on lavish dinners to make the mining executives feel welcome but, as happened in Chelan County and elsewhere, they vanished into the night.
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Netflix has “no plans” to add a disclaimer to The Crown stating that its lavish drama about Britain’s royal family is a work of fiction.
NETFLIX REJECTS CALLS TO ADD DISCLAIMER TO ‘THE CROWN’EHINCHLIFFEDECEMBER 6, 2020FORTUNE
Mankiewicz and his long-suffering wife Sarah were invited to Hearst’s lavish parties, along with everyone who was anyone at the time.
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Deep love, no doubt, is lavished by many a woman on the babe she has nursed.
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He was in possession of an independent fortune of seven thousand pounds a year, which he lavished in costly fopperies.
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Kings and princes had sought for his friendship; queens and princesses had lavished on him their sweetest smiles.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Philip lavished great sums upon them, and was besides said to spend 23,000 ducats a year in Flanders in the same way.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
I took him up in my arms, and he threw his little hands about my neck, and lavished on me the tenderest caresses.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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