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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sump·tu·ous a.  Involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence, luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or table; sumptuous apparel.
    We are too magnificient and sumptuous in our tables and attendance.   --Atterbury.
 She spoke, and turned her sumptuous head, with eyes
 Of shining expectation fixed on mine.   --Tennyson.
 -- Sump*tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Sump*tu*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a sumptuous and opulent manner; "this government building
            is sumptuously appointed" [syn: opulently]