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1. lavish

adjective. ['ˈlævɪʃ'] very generous.

Synonyms

  • too-generous
  • overgenerous
  • unstinted
  • unstinting
  • generous
  • munificent

Antonyms

  • clement
  • selfish
  • stinginess
  • uncharitable

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Rhymes with Lavish

  • mctavish
  • mactavish

How do you pronounce lavish?

Pronounce lavish as ˈlævɪʃ.

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Sentences with lavish


1. Adjective
The eyelashes should not be lavish and thick if you are going for a natural look.

2. Verb, base form
Managers should also lavish praise on employees who are doing well and provide constructive criticism as needed in private.

Quotes about lavish


1. I’ll admit that my garden now grows hope in lavish profusion, leaving little room for anything else. I suppose it has squeezed out more practical plants like caution and common sense. Still, though, hope does not flourish in every garden, and I feel thankful it has taken root in mine.
- Sharon Kay Penman, The Reckoning

2. Lewis had developed a trademark style, slow enough for note taking, loud enough to rouse the dullest listener, straightforward, abundantly furnished with quotations, and lavish in wit.
- Philip Zaleski, The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

2. lavish

verb. ['ˈlævɪʃ'] expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns.

Synonyms

  • squander
  • ware
  • consume
  • shower

Antonyms

  • conserve
  • providence
  • hospitable
  • strengthen

3. lavish

adjective. ['ˈlævɪʃ'] characterized by extravagance and profusion.

Synonyms

  • lucullan
  • lush
  • plush
  • plushy

Antonyms

  • ungenerous
  • meager
  • underspend
  • inactivity
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