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lavish (verb), lavishes; lavished; lavishing
1. To give or to bestow in abundance: As a waiter, Henry lavished a great deal of attention on his customers.
2. Expended, bestowed, or occurring in profusion: Monroe was lavishing a great deal of money for his mother's 96th birthday party.
3. To expend or give in great amounts or without limit: Her public relations budget allowed Heather to lavish gifts on her prospective clients, hoping to get their contracts for her boss.
4. Etymology: first recorded in 1469, from Middle French lavasse, from Old French lavache, "torrent (of rain), deluge", from laver, "to wash"; and from Latin lavare, "to wash".
This entry is located in the following units: -ish (page 2) lav-, lava-, lavat- (page 3)
lavish (adjective), more lavish, most lavish
1. Characterized by extravagance and profusion; pertaining to giving or using a large amount of something: The supervisor of the department gave lavish praise to her employees.
2. Descriptive of having a very rich and expensive quality: Norbert and Lorna had a lavish party for their wedding celebration in their lavish home.
Very generous or excessive.
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Descriptive of being very generous or providing great amounts of something. (1)