luxuriate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin lūxuriātus, from lūxuriō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lʌɡˈʒʊəɹ.i.eɪt/

VerbEdit

luxuriate (third-person singular simple present luxuriates, present participle luxuriating, simple past and past participle luxuriated)

  1. (intransitive) To enjoy luxury, to indulge.
    Luxuriate in the wonderful service of our five-star hotel.
    • 2019 March 20, Ryan Lizza, “The Esquire Interview: Mayor Peter Buttigieg”, in Esquire[1]:
      But fundamentally I think it’s a sound framework, and it creates the right sense of urgency in that we can kind of luxuriate in a debate over what the right gear might be to do carbon targets, but scientifically the right time to do it was yesterday.
  2. (intransitive) To be luxuriant; to grow exuberantly.

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LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

lūxuriāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of lūxuriātus