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sumptuous
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • She sank softly into a low chair, softly rustling her sumptuous black silk dress, and delicately nestling her milk-white neck and broad shoulders in a costly cashmere shawl.
  • The furniture was of mahogany, covered with leather, in the old-fashioned style of 1820; the floor was not even stained, but everything was shining with cleanliness, and there were many choice flowers in the windows; the most sumptuous thing in the room at the moment was, of course, the beautifully decorated table.

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  • It’s August, so sumptuous that I couldn’t bear any more black squares, but no, it’s been nothing but hearts, Nick acting like my husband, sweet and loving and goofy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Cinder cast one more look at her stepsisters’ sumptuous gowns before backing out of the room.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder

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