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verb as in pamper, shower

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The Week 1378 results were — as absolutely always with our song contests — terrific, and included a number of videos, ranging from a teenager singing from her bedroom to relatively lavish ones with titles and props.

To avoid a repeat four years later, a large, temporary but lavish structure was built in Judiciary Square to accommodate the ball.

Belknap had a reputation for hosting lavish parties, and both his first and second wives went about Washington extravagantly attired.

We spoke about those early days in the search industry, including going to the industry conferences, the lavish parties the companies threw, and the lawsuits between Yahoo and Google and of course FindWhat.

Nearly every man I know has imagined himself between two women lavishing him with sexual favors.

Bravo Delta himself seems even more uncomfortable with the attention than his fans are with lavishing it.

The Obama administration is lavishing $3.2 trillion in constant dollars even before its costly health-care reform takes effect.

This practice would be less problematic if he was actually lavishing his charges with vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry.

The stock opened at $83, lavishing an instant 84 percent windfall on their money.

It was nearly a year's value of the subsidies which Great Britain was lavishing on the general war.

There is the little girl playing with her doll, and lavishing on her all the love and care of a tender mother.

Mrs. Grantly was very loving with her, lavishing upon her pretty presents, and words that were prettier than the presents.

I have no further use for lavishing myself on a beautiful, elegantly dressed creature, who thinks only of self.

Paul felt, even while she was lavishing her caresses upon him, that she might too probably turn and rend him before he left her.


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

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.