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Verb: lavish  la-vish
  1. Expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    "He was lavished with praise";
    - shower
Adjective: lavish  la-vish
  1. Very generous
    "distributed gifts with a lavish hand"; "the critics were lavish in their praise";
    - munificent, overgenerous, too-generous, unsparing, unstinted, unstinting
     
  2. Characterized by extravagance and profusion
    "a lavish buffet";
    - lucullan, lush, plush, plushy

Derived forms: lavishes, lavished, lavishing

See also: generous, rich

Type of: consume, squander, ware [archaic], waste