LUXURIOUS in a Sentence

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There were none in her father's house; but wealth is luxurious and daring, and some of hers found its way to a circulating library.

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 Meanings and Examples of LUXURIOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  rich and superior in quality; lavish
Classic Sentence: (141 in 10 pages)
1  Everyone knew that a woman of Belle's type couldn't have made enough money by herself to set up such a luxurious establishment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  It was luxurious in bed, and the house would be warm for her when she rose, she reflected.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
3  For this reason a sleeping apartment should never be furnished with a fire, which is one of the luxurious discomforts of the rich.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
4  In truth, this gentleman is a luxurious Ottoman, swimming about over the watery world, surroundingly accompanied by all the solaces and endearments of the harem.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
5  The ordinary stiff dining chairs had been discarded for the occasion and replaced by the most commodious and luxurious which could be collected throughout the house.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
6  He was reclining far back in the luxurious chair, holding a glass of champagne to the light.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXX
7  On the whole, the appearance of the place was luxurious and romantic.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
8  But, though luxurious, the Norman nobles were not generally speaking an intemperate race.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
9  There were none in her father's house; but wealth is luxurious and daring, and some of hers found its way to a circulating library.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
10  Through the glass paneling I caught a glimpse of a large and luxurious room, in which a considerable number of men were sitting about and reading papers, each in his own little nook.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
11  In the window was a sumptuous writing-desk, and every detail of the apartment, the pictures, the rugs, and the hangings, all pointed to a taste which was luxurious to the verge of effeminacy.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
12  Our chairs, being his patents, embraced and caressed us rather than submitted to be sat upon, and there was that luxurious after-dinner atmosphere when thought roams gracefully free of the trammels of precision.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In I
13  My self-approval when I ticked an entry was quite a luxurious sensation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXIV
14  My dear Copperfield,' said Mr. Micawber, 'this is luxurious.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
15  She was not alone; all around was that luxurious setting of idleness that she was used to, and she felt less wretched than at home.
Anna Karenina 1 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 17
Example Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
16  It was a luxury hotel with its own swimming pool and restaurant.
17  He left his successful business and life of luxury to become a monk.
18  A luxury tax on large cars was introduced last year.
19  At least 29 vehicles were destroyed in arson attacks this year, most of them luxury cars, according to police.
20  A wealthy heiress is murdered aboard a luxury cruise liner, and everyone's a suspect.
21  Maya elites relied on luxury items, such as jade and quetzal feathers, to denote high social rank.
22  A Mexican tugboat began pulling the 952-foot-long luxury liner to San Diego.
23  Foreigners are amazed by the affluence and luxury of the American way of life.
24  Modern armies cannot afford the luxury of immobility, as they are vulnerable to attack while standing still.
25  Many shoppers still rationalize luxury purchases as investments.
26  Rich people are not always sybarite; some of them have little taste for a life of luxury.
27  Nobody will say good for that coarse and tasteless luxury.
28  Tall, luxuriant plants grew along the river bank.
29  Your hand luxuriant line entanglements into the city in whose laughter.
30  There were two very large oak trees in front of our house with wide spreading branches and luxuriant foliage.