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 Meanings and Examples of OPULENT
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opulent
 a.  rich and superior in quality
Classic Sentence:
1  She was in truth grateful for the refuge offered her: Mrs. Peniston's opulent interior was at least not externally dingy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
2  He waved his whip in the direction of the Bellomont acres, which lay outspread before them in opulent undulations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
3  Yet, in spite of this, nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses; parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
4  Until the whale fishery rounded Cape Horn, no commerce but colonial, scarcely any intercourse but colonial, was carried on between Europe and the long line of the opulent Spanish provinces on the Pacific coast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
5  His companion, Mr. Shelby, had the appearance of a gentleman; and the arrangements of the house, and the general air of the housekeeping, indicated easy, and even opulent circumstances.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
6  Of two brothers, very similar in temperament and character, one had settled on a flourishing farm in Vermont, and the other became an opulent planter in Louisiana.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  Behind his seat was hung a scarlet cloth cloak lined with fur, and a cap of the same materials richly embroidered, which completed the dress of the opulent landholder when he chose to go forth.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  An opulent priest is a contradiction.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
9  An hundred great towns are inhabited in that opulent realm; from it our forefather Teucer of old, if I recall the tale aright, sailed to the Rhoetean coasts and chose a place for his kingdom.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK THIRD
10  "A sign of opulence," retorted Laigle calmly.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET
11  This solution which is complete on one side only leads her fatally to two extremes: monstrous opulence, monstrous wretchedness.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
12  The world will think you abandoned and poor, for the wife of a bankrupt would never be forgiven, were she to keep up an appearance of opulence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 106. Dividing the Proceeds.
13  The estate had formerly belonged to a gentleman of opulence and taste, who had bestowed some considerable attention to the adornment of his grounds.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
14  Boots which extended halfway up his calves, and which were trimmed at the tops with rich brown fur, completed the impression of barbaric opulence which was suggested by his whole appearance.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
15  They were both well dressed, stout and complacent and they brought a breath of opulence among the company.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A MOTHER
Example Sentence:
1  The glitter and opulence of the ballroom took Cinderella's breath away.