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a luxurious room with an ocean view
  rich and superior in quality
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luxurious luxuriously luxuriousness
Strongly Associated with:   luxuriant
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Word Confusion:  Luxurious (having luxuries) is often confused with luxuriant (growing well) .
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  • a luxurious room with an ocean view
  • Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities
    Aldous Huxley
  • Jean Louise stretched luxuriously and yawned, delighted with her existence.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Time stretched itself like a cat waking from a long nap, luxurious and patient.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory

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  • As for the jet, it’s not nearly as luxurious as Connor had expected.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • The seat of the automobile was luxurious leather, and a delicate glass vase was mounted at the front, filled with fragrant roses.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • I ached to put on one of the luxurious pants that Maxon had given me for Saturday use, but this seemed like a bad time for that.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • Reaching for her wine, she slipped into the water, feeling luxurious despite her modest surroundings.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Luxurious.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Reunited with Nora in our luxurious room, I felt shy with her in this unfamiliar setting.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • The warm water was luxurious.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • I spent the intervening days catching up on my sleep, working in Kilvin’s shop, and enjoying my new, luxurious accommodations at the Horse and Four.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • I never thought a hot shower and hair wash could be so luxurious.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • And then, almost luxuriously, I stretched my arms high above my head.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Underneath the picture someone had writ with a black fountain pen, "One Night Only in Flint, Michigan, at the Luxurious Fifty Grand on Saturday June 16, 1932.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  Bud, Not Buddy
  • The kitten stretched luxuriously, and looked up at her with huge, innocent eyes.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Dear Lucky One: Here it is—the apartment you’ve always dreamed of, at a rent you can afford, in the newest, most luxurious building on Lake Michigan: SUNSET TOWERS
    Picture windows in every room
    Uniformed doorman, maid service
    Central air conditioning, hi-speed elevator
    Exclusive neighborhood, near excellent schools
    Etc., etc.
    You have to see it to believe it.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • The house the Whitshanks rented every summer stood right on the beach—a comparatively uncrowded stretch of the Delaware coast—but it wasn’t what you’d call luxurious.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • (My mam later said spitefully that these were cheap costume jewelry from a Galway five-and-dime, but at the time they seemed impossibly luxurious to me.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • It is excellent proof of his luxurious lifestyle," she said excitedly, and the whole box was carried away.
    Ji-Li Jiang  --  Red Scarf Girl
  • She was wearing her prom dress—a luxurious, white, frilly thing.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Throughout the week they played with the neighborhood children, spent the rest of their money buying candy and other trinkets at the large drugstore up the street, and rode bicycles for the tirst luxurious time in their lives down a paved hill.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • She began to giggle, for he had gone into a very low-key comedy routine, his accent all of a sudden profoundly and luxuriously Yiddish as he catalogued the bottles and cans and cardboard cartons pouring forth from the bag, his face furrowed in a perfect replica of some elderly harassed, purblind, nervously parsimonious Flatbush storekeeper.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • From behind the door comes the indistinct murmur of voices, of laughter, exclusive and luxurious.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Vee expelled a luxurious sigh.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • He and his family were vacationing at the luxurious Engleside Hotel.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Shark Attacks of 1916
  • While the rest of the castle seemed comfortable enough, if somewhat bare, this room was luxuriously crowded, crammed with furniture, bristling with ornaments, and warmly lit by fire and candle against the drizzle of the day outside.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Her face was heart shaped, her chin small, her lips luxurious and pink.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • How it was possible to have built those things up there was beyond my comprehension, but there they were—luxurious villas built in trees.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • They looped arms and took a long, luxurious sip from the crystal glasses.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Her hair, worn in a long, messy braid, reminded Iona of her grandmother’s prized mink coat—rich and luxurious brown.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • The Queen stretched her legs out luxuriously.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Julia woke at the sound, stretched herself luxuriously, and got out of bed.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Then we furnish ourselves with blankets, and eiderdowns, luxurious soft affairs.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • We fill the basket and pass it around, taking deep gulps and, later, luxuriously, splashing our faces clean.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Casy scratched his toes luxuriously.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • It had once, clearly, been a graceful and luxurious hotel.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • I’d been asleep for so long, I decided to indulge myself in a luxurious and prolonged pee.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • They entered the elegant, newly decorated, and luxurious dining room.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • My self-approval when I ticked an entry was quite a luxurious sensation.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Thanks to Orr, his roommate, it was the most luxurious tent in the squadron.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He lives in a sprawling apartment in a luxurious building on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Their host swept an arm across the luxurious salon.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He remembered the room he had lived in there as a great and luxurious place.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • More luxurious than the finest airplane, gliding effortlessly over huge distances, built on a scale that left spectators gasping, it was, in the summer of ’2.9, the wonder of the world.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • There had been its original purchase by an American millionaire who was crazy about yachting-and an account of the luxurious modern house he had built on this little island off the Devon coast.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • The mansion itself has been converted to twelve comfortable rooms of various sizes, all quite luxurious, with two full baths on each floor.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The chair was modern-looking and luxurious, unlike anything else in the abandoned bank.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • "I can only say good night tonight with a clear conscience," said Anne, cuddling luxuriously down among her pillows.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • The fabrics on the upholstered chairs and sofa were slightly thicker and more luxurious; the table legs were not straight like those at home, but slender and curved, with a small carved decoration at the foot.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
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Associated words [difficulty]:   luxurious [1] , luxuriant [3]
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