Antonyms for luxuriance

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The vegetation was extravagant in its luxuriance and splendor.

Fruit trees, Turkey corn, vines, and flax flourished in luxuriance.

There is a luxuriance of decoration in the many chapels of different epochs.

They were lavish in their praises of its luxuriance, its fruits, its game, and its birds of brilliant plumage.

First, his luxuriance of imagination, and at the same time his control over it.

Its innumerable waters insure the luxuriance of its growths.

In particular passages this luxuriance of fancy may seem to wander into excess.

These are the little tokens of life that give promise of the luxuriance yet to come.

The Rhine is an emblem of its luxuriance, its fertility, its romance.

It is proverbial for the luxuriance of its fruits and vegetables.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s; see luxuriant + -ance. Related: Luxuriancy (1640s).

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