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Definition of Luxuries
LuxuriesLuxury Lux"u*ry, n.; pl. Luxuries. [L. luxuria, fr. luxus:
cf. F. luxure.]
1. A free indulgence in costly food, dress, furniture, or
anything expensive which gratifies the appetites or
Riches expose a man to pride and luxury.
2. Anything which pleases the senses, 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.
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. --Addison.
3. Lechery; lust. [Obs.] --Shak.
Luxury is in wine and drunkenness. --Chaucer.
4. Luxuriance; exuberance. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Syn: Voluptuousness; epicurism; effeminacy; sensuality;
lasciviousness; dainty; delicacy; gratification.
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