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Excessive vs. Lavish

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Excessiveadjective

Exceeding the usual bounds of something; extravagant; immoderate.

‘Putting a wide vibrato on a single 16th triplet note at 160 beats per minute seems rather excessive.’;

Lavishadjective

Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal.

‘lavish of money;’; ‘lavish of praise’;

Excessiveadjective

Characterized by, or exhibiting, excess; overmuch.

‘Excessive grief [is] the enemy to the living.’;

Lavishadjective

Superabundant; excessive

‘lavish spirits’; ‘lavish meal’;

Excessiveadjective

beyond normal limits;

‘excessive charges’; ‘a book of inordinate length’; ‘his dress stops just short of undue elegance’; ‘unreasonable demands’;

Lavishverb

(transitive) To give out extremely generously; to squander.

‘They lavished money on the dinner.’;

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Excessiveadjective

unrestrained in especially feelings;

‘extravagant praise’; ‘exuberant compliments’; ‘overweening ambition’; ‘overweening greed’;

Lavishverb

(transitive) To give out to (somebody) extremely generously.

‘They lavished him with praise.’;

Excessiveadjective

more than is necessary, normal, or desirable; immoderate

‘he was drinking excessive amounts of brandy’;

Lavishadjective

Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.

Lavishadjective

Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.

‘Let her have needful, but not lavish, means.’;

Lavishverb

To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.

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Lavishverb

expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns;

‘He was showered with praise’;

Lavishadjective

very generous;

‘distributed gifts with a lavish hand’; ‘the critics were lavish in their praise’; ‘a munificent gift’; ‘his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent’; ‘prodigal praise’; ‘unsparing generosity’; ‘his unstinted devotion’; ‘called for unstinting aid to Britain’;

Lavishadjective

characterized by extravagance and profusion;

‘a lavish buffet’; ‘a lucullan feast’;

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