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used in The Adventures of Augie March

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of superior quality — often indicating extravagance or expensiveness
  • At first he had lots of friends coming to see him in the onetime sumptuous bedroom, furnished by his third wife, who had left him ten years ago, with an Empire four-poster bed and gilded mirrors, Cupid with his head inside a bow.
    Chapter 6 (77% in)
  • But maybe that spicy, sumptuous fish-gravy odor that belonged to the past made me too much of a critic of the present moment, exaggerating Mama's difficulties and imagining that the Gulistan and the drapes were the softenings of a cage.
    Chapter 21 (10% in)

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