Tuesday, October 15, 2013

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[lav-ish] adjective 

1. expended, bestowed, or occurring in profusion: lavish spending.
2. using or giving in great amounts; prodigal (often followed by of): lavish of his time; lavish of affection.
verb (used with object)
3. to expend or give in great amounts or without limit: to lavish gifts on a person. 

1425–75; late Middle English lavas profusion (noun), profuse (adj.) < Middle French lavasse downpour of rain, derivative of laver to wash < Latin lavāre
Related forms
lav·ish·er, noun
lav·ish·ly, adverb
lav·ish·ness, noun
o·ver·lav·ish, adjective
o·ver·lav·ish·ly, adverb 


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