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Feast vs. Luxury

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Feastnoun

A very large meal, often of a ceremonial nature.

‘We had a feast to celebrate the harvest.’;

Luxurynoun

Very wealthy and comfortable surroundings.

Feastnoun

Something delightful

‘It was a feast for the eyes.’;

Luxurynoun

Something desirable but expensive.

Feastnoun

A festival; a holy day or holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary.

Luxurynoun

Something very pleasant but not really needed in life.

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Feastverb

(intransitive) To partake in a feast, or large meal.

‘I feasted on turkey and dumplings.’;

Luxuryadjective

very expensive

Feastverb

(intransitive) To dwell upon (something) with delight.

Luxuryadjective

not essential but desirable and enjoyable and indulgent.

Feastverb

(transitive) To hold a feast in honor of (someone).

‘We feasted them after the victory.’;

Luxuryadjective

(automotive) Pertaining to the top-end market segment for mass production mass market vehicles, above the premium market segment.

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Feastverb

To serve as a feast for; to feed sumptuously.

Luxurynoun

A free indulgence in costly food, dress, furniture, or anything expensive which gratifies the appetites or tastes.

‘Riches expose a man to pride and luxury.’;

Feastnoun

A festival; a holiday; a solemn, or more commonly, a joyous, anniversary.

‘The seventh day shall be a feast to the Lord.’; ‘Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.’;

Luxurynoun

Anything which pleases the senses, is not necessary for life, and is also costly, or difficult to obtain; an expensive rarity; as, silks, jewels, and rare fruits are luxuries; in some countries ice is a great luxury. Contrasted to necessity.

‘He cut the side of a rock for a garden, and, by laying on it earth, furnished out a kind of luxury for a hermit.’;

Feastnoun

A festive or joyous meal; a grand, ceremonious, or sumptuous entertainment, of which many guests partake; a banquet characterized by tempting variety and abundance of food.

‘Enough is as good as a feast.’; ‘Belshazzar the King made a great feast to a thousand of his lords.’;

Luxurynoun

Lechery; lust.

‘Luxury is in wine and drunkenness.’;

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Feastnoun

That which is partaken of, or shared in, with delight; something highly agreeable; entertainment.

‘The feast of reason, and the flow of soul.’;

Luxurynoun

Luxuriance; exuberance.

Feastverb

To eat sumptuously; to dine or sup on rich provisions, particularly in large companies, and on public festivals.

‘And his sons went and feasted in their houses.’;

Luxurynoun

something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity

Feastverb

To be highly gratified or delighted.

‘With my love's picture then my eye doth feast.’;

Luxurynoun

the quality possessed by something that is excessively expensive

Feastverb

To entertain with sumptuous provisions; to treat at the table bountifully; as, he was feasted by the king.

Luxurynoun

wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

Feastverb

To delight; to gratify; as, to feast the soul.

‘Feast your ears with the music a while.’;

Luxuryadjective

elegant and sumptuous;

‘a deluxe car’; ‘luxe accommodations’; ‘a luxury condominium’;

Feastnoun

a ceremonial dinner party for many people

Luxurynoun

a state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense

‘he lived a life of luxury’;

Feastnoun

something experienced with great delight;

‘a feast for the eyes’;

Luxurynoun

an inessential, desirable item which is expensive or difficult to obtain

‘luxuries like chocolate, scent, and fizzy wine’;

Feastnoun

a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed;

‘a banquet for the graduating seniors’; ‘the Thanksgiving feast’; ‘they put out quite a spread’;

Luxurynoun

a pleasure obtained only rarely

‘they actually had the luxury of a whole day together’;

Feastnoun

an elaborate party (often outdoors)

Luxuryadjective

luxurious or of the nature of a luxury

‘a luxury yacht’; ‘luxury goods’;

Feastverb

partake in a feast or banquet

Feastverb

provide a feast or banquet for

Feastverb

gratify;

‘feed one's eyes on a gorgeous view’;

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