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Nouvelles riches
Nouveau riche Nou`veau" riche", m., Nouvelle riche Nou`velle" riche", f.; pl. m. Noveaux riches, f. Nouvelles riches. [F.] A person newly rich.
Noveaux riches
Nouveau riche Nou`veau" riche", m., Nouvelle riche Nou`velle" riche", f.; pl. m. Noveaux riches, f. Nouvelles riches. [F.] A person newly rich.
Richesse
Richesse Rich"esse, n. [F. See Riches.] Wealth; riches. See the Note under Riches. [Obs.] Some man desireth for to have richesse. --Chaucer. The richesse of all heavenly grace. --Spenser.
Richest
Rich Rich, (r[i^]ch), a. [Compar. Richer; superl. Richest.] [OE. riche, AS. r[=i]ce rich, powerful; akin to OS. r[=i]ki, D. rijk, G. reich, OHG. r[=i]hhi, Icel. r[=i]kr, Sw. rik, Dan. rig, Goth. reiks; from a word meaning, ruler, king, probably borrowed from Celtic, and akin to L. rex, regis, king, regere to guide, rule. [root]283. See Right, and cf. Derrick, Enrich, Rajah, Riches, Royal.] 1. Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land, goods, or money; wealthy; opulent; affluent; -- opposed to poor. ``Rich merchants.' --Chaucer. The rich [person] hath many friends. --Prov. xiv. 20. As a thief, bent to unhoard the cash Of some rich burgher. --Milton. 2. Hence, in general, well supplied; abounding; abundant; copious; bountiful; as, a rich treasury; a rich entertainment; a rich crop. If life be short, it shall be glorious; Each minute shall be rich in some great action. --Rowe. The gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold. --Milton. 3. Yielding large returns; productive or fertile; fruitful; as, rich soil or land; a rich mine. 4. Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress; rich silk or fur; rich presents. Like to rich and various gems. --Milton. 5. Abounding in agreeable or nutritive qualities; -- especially applied to articles of food or drink which are high-seasoned or abound in oleaginous ingredients, or are sweet, luscious, and high-flavored; as, a rich dish; rich cream or soup; rich pastry; rich wine or fruit. Sauces and rich spices are fetched from India. --Baker. 6. Not faint or delicate; vivid; as, a rich color. 7. Full of sweet and harmonius sounds; as, a rich voice; rich music. 8. Abounding in beauty; gorgeous; as, a rich landscape; rich scenery. 9. Abounding in humor; exciting amusement; entertaining; as, the scene was a rich one; a rich incident or character. [Colloq.] --Thackeray. Note: Rich is sometimes used in the formation of self-explaining compounds; as, rich-fleeced, rich-jeweled, rich-laden, rich-stained. Syn: Wealthy; affluent; opulent; ample; copious; abundant; plentiful; fruitful; costly; sumptuous; precious; generous; luscious.

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