Lavishly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈlævɪʃli|  American pronunciation of the word lavishly
Brit.  |ˈlavɪʃli|  British pronunciation of the word lavishly

adverb

- in a wasteful manner(syn: extravagantly)

the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap

- in a rich and lavish manner(syn: extravagantly, richly)

lavishly decorated

Examples

What is violently or fraudulently gotten, will be lavishly spent.

the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap

He spends lavishly on vacations.

After spending lavishly for years, the company has now gone to the opposite extreme and has cut expenses drastically.

...a field lavishly grown with poppies...

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