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luxurious
used in The Fountainhead

8 uses
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Definition
rich and superior in quality
  • She looked at the crystal objects spread before her; they were like sculptures in ice—they proclaimed her own cold, luxurious fragility; and she thought of his strained body, of his clothes drenched in dust and sweat, of his hands.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (73% in)
  • He was a member of a corporation formed for the purpose of erecting a luxurious hotel on Central Park South.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (34% in)
  • He did not feel like working and he allowed himself a rest, relaxing luxuriously in an armchair, letting his fingers follow the rhythm of a complicated symphony.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 (18% in)
  • It contained a few branches of white lilac, more extravagantly luxurious than orchids at this time of the year.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (35% in)
  • The paper was like a luxurious mistress whose every need was satisfied without inquiry about the price.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (73% in)
  • Everything on the yacht had an air that made her think it was the first truly luxurious place she had ever entered: the luxury was secondary, a background so proper to him that it could be ignored.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (41% in)
  • I want it to be a palace—only I don't think palaces are very luxurious.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (32% in)
  • The walls of Wynand's office—the only luxurious room in the Banner Building—were made of cork and copper paneling and had never borne any pictures.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (93% in)

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