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

Derived forms: lavishing, lavished, lavishes

See also: generous, rich, slap-up [Brit, informal]

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