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Sumptuously
Sumptuous Sump"tu*ous, a. [L. sumptuosus, fr. sumptus expanse, cost: cf. F. somptueux. See Sumptuary.] 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.

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- distinctive and include the Manueline, also known as Portuguese late Gothic a sumptuous, composite Portuguese style of architectural ornamentation of the first...
- characters outside England's innermost circle." Verne **** of Newsday said, "Sumptuously produced but glacially told, The Crown is the TV equivalent of a long...
- came from changed. Another key practice was to overwhelm visitors by sumptuous displays. According to Dimitri Obolensky, the preservation of the ancient...
- Clusius. In architecture, the huge profits of the ****e trade financed a sumptuous composite style in the first decades of the 16th century, the Manueline...
- The sumptuously decorated Dorset Gardens playhouse in 1673, with one of the sets for Elkannah Settle's The Empress of Morocco. The apron stage at the...
- ISBN 978-0-521-80904-7 Quote: "The elite spent more and more money on luxury goods, and sumptuous lifestyles, and the rulers built entire new capital cities at times."...
- Nicolson in September 2007. Reviewing for The Stage, John Thaxter wrote: "Sumptuously illustrated, at first sight it looks like another of those photo albums...
- to be placed against the wall. Bedrooms of rich Venetians were usually sumptuous and grand, with rich damask, velvet, and silk drapery and curtains, and...
- December 2007). "The lies of others – A Wrongful Act Reverberates In The Sumptuous 'Atonement'". The Boston Globe. Archived from the original on 23 June...
- A sumptuously decorated pentagonal spinet from 1577 by Annibale dei Rossi; 49 keys...
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