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luxuriantadjective

uk   /lʌɡˈʒʊə.ri.ənt/ us   /lʌɡˈʒʊr.i.ənt/
growing thickly, strongly, and well: Tall, luxuriant plants grew along the river bank. This stretch of land was once covered with luxuriant forest, but is now bare. Her luxuriant hair fell around her shoulders.
pleasantly thick or full: We've bought a wonderfully luxuriant carpet for our bedroom. a luxuriant style of writing
luxuriance
noun [U] uk   /lʌɡˈʒʊə.ri.əns/ us   /lʌɡˈʒʊr.i.əns/
luxuriantly
adverb uk   /lʌɡˈʒʊə.ri.ənt.li/ us   /lʌɡˈʒʊr.i.ənt.li/
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luxuriantadjective

us   /ləɡˈʒʊr·i·ənt, ləkˈʃʊr-/
having a thick and healthy appearance: Her luxuriant hair fell around her shoulders.
(Definition of luxuriant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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