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sumptuous
used in The Awakening

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Definition
of superior quality — often indicating extravagance or expensiveness
  • She contemplated with the greatest interest this woman who gave the most sumptuous dinners in America, and who had all the men in New Orleans at her feet.
    Chapter 39 (36% in)
  • Furthermore, in one of the daily papers appeared a brief notice to the effect that Mr. and Mrs. Pontellier were contemplating a summer sojourn abroad, and that their handsome residence on Esplanade Street was undergoing sumptuous alterations, and would not be ready for occupancy until their return.
    Chapter 32 (37% in)

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