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luxuriant
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Moby Dick
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  • Here palms, alpacas, and volcanoes; sun’s disks and stars; ecliptics, horns-of-plenty, and rich banners waving, are in luxuriant profusion stamped; so that the precious gold seems almost to derive an added preciousness and enhancing glories, by passing through those fancy mints, so Spanishly poetic.

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  • a luxuriant green valley strewn with violet wildflowers
  • hunted nearly to extinction for their luxuriant fur

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