Synonyms for lush
Antonyms for lush
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The coastline was just ahead: green with a lush, tropical vegetation.
Here in the valley, notwithstanding the recent drought, the grass was lush.
They leaves us to oursel's, and then takes away all the lush with 'em!
They were still there, wallowing in the shallow water and grazing on the lush vegetation.
The old man now,” went on Grogan, “is a good deal of a lush.
Lush, intoxicating drinks of all kinds, but generally used for beer.
But supposing that game interferes with my larks, or my lush, or my gal?
They ate into the roots of the lush grass and left the quick rains to cut the soil.
We can almost hear the cattle ripping off the lush grass in the fields.
It is primavera—the primavera of the Italy of Parma violets and lush red roses.
mid-15c., "lax, flaccid, soft, tender," from Old French lasche "soft, succulent," from laschier "loosen," from Late Latin laxicare "become shaky," related to Latin laxare "loosen," from laxus "loose" (see lax). Sense of "luxuriant in growth" is first attested c.1600, in Shakespeare. Applied to colors since 1744. Related: Lushly; lushness.
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