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sumptuous
used in Henry IV, Part 1

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Definition
of superior quality — often indicating extravagance or expensiveness
  • Thus did I keep my person fresh and new; My presence, like a robe pontifical, Ne'er seen but wonder'd at: and so my state, Seldom but sumptuous, showed like a feast, And won by rareness such solemnity.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — London. A Room in the Palace (32% in)

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