luxuriate

[ luhg-zhoo r-ee-eyt, luhk-shoo r- ]SEE DEFINITION OF luxuriate
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I luxuriate in it, I joy in it, I feel it in every fibre of my being.

The baron chuckled in his throat and seemed to luxuriate in the pleasant thought.

There he could not only indulge his natural taste, but luxuriate in them.

He loved so to luxuriate, like a cat, in the presence of a violent woman.

Oh, you choose a garment for me to luxuriate in, Ronny returned.

How would you like to luxuriate upon these grass-fed fatlings of the prairie?

It was part of his pose to luxuriate a little in the details of his tragic circumstances.

We are as prone to make a torment of our fears, as to luxuriate in our hopes of good.

She seemed to luxuriate as frankly in the heat and the dryness as the cat between them.

Read the news out loud to me, Will, while I sit here and luxuriate.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, "to indulge in luxury," from Latin luxuriatus, past participle of luxuriare "have to excess," figuratively "run riot, be dissolute, indulge to excess," from luxuria "excess, rankness, luxuriance" (see luxury). Related: Luxuriated; luxuriating.

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