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luxuriant
used in
The House of Mirth
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luxuriant
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • Tonight, however, he knew that, sooner or later, he should find himself at her side; and though he let the dispersing crowd drift him whither it would, without making an immediate effort to reach her, his procrastination was not due to any lingering resistance, but to the desire to luxuriate a moment in the sense of complete surrender.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • a luxuriant green valley strewn with violet wildflowers

  • hunted nearly to extinction for their luxuriant fur

  • scattered forest trees and orchards of luxuriant growth
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
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