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verb as in pamper, shower

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He resigned in 2015 amid criticism for lavish spending including a redecorating effort of his Capitol Hill office.

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.

From Fortune

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.

From Fortune

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.

From Fortune

Mankiewicz and his long-suffering wife Sarah were invited to Hearst’s lavish parties, along with everyone who was anyone at the time.

From Vox

Amniyat members get better pay than other Al-Shabab members, with brides and gifts lavished on them.

Beck lavished attention upon her—mostly, it seemed, because she had been seduced by his charms.

Kessenich, to be fair, has also lavished the Iroquois with praise for their skills and sportsmanship in subsequent games.

The president also lavished praise on Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton.

He also lavished praise on Karen Santorum, lauding her for giving up her career to take care of her children.

Deep love, no doubt, is lavished by many a woman on the babe she has nursed.

He was in possession of an independent fortune of seven thousand pounds a year, which he lavished in costly fopperies.

Kings and princes had sought for his friendship; queens and princesses had lavished on him their sweetest smiles.

Philip lavished great sums upon them, and was besides said to spend 23,000 ducats a year in Flanders in the same way.

I took him up in my arms, and he threw his little hands about my neck, and lavished on me the tenderest caresses.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lavished, such as: expend, squander, heap, fritter, deluge, and give.

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