Lavish

Definition of Lavish

Lav´ish   Pronunciation: lăv´ĭsh
a.1.Expending or bestowing profusely; profuse; prodigal; as, lavish of money; lavish of praise.
2.Superabundant; excessive; as, lavish spirits.
Let her have needful, but not lavish, means.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To expend or bestow with profusion; to use with prodigality; to squander; as, to lavish money or praise.
[imp. & p. p. Lavished (-ĭsht); p. pr. & vb. n. Lavishing.]

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