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luxuriant
used in Frankenstein

3 uses
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Definition
characterized by growing well or being richly thick or abundant — as of vegetation or hair

or (more rarely):

characterized by luxury (very comfortable or extravagant)
  • It was a most beautiful season; never did the fields bestow a more plentiful harvest or the vines yield a more luxuriant vintage, but my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
luxuriant = rich or abundant
  • His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same colour as the dun-white sockets in which they were set, his shrivelled complexion and straight black lips.
    Chapter 5 (7% in)
  • luxuriances = rich features
  • The pines are not tall or luxuriant, but they are sombre and add an air of severity to the scene.
    Chapter 10 (25% in)
luxuriant = thick with growth
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