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"luxuriant" in British English

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luxuriantadjective

uk   /lʌɡˈʒʊə.ri.ənt/  us   /-ˈʒʊr.i-/
growingthickly, ​strongly, and well: Tall, luxuriant ​plantsgrew along the ​riverbank. This ​stretch of ​land was ​oncecovered with luxuriant ​forest, but is now ​bare. Her luxuriant ​hairfell around her ​shoulders. pleasantlythick or ​full: We've ​bought a ​wonderfully luxuriant ​carpet for ​ourbedroom. a luxuriant ​style of writing
luxuriance
noun [U] uk   us   /-əns/
luxuriantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of luxuriant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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luxuriantadjective

 us   /ləɡˈʒʊr·i·ənt, ləkˈʃʊr-/
having a ​thick and ​healthyappearance: Her luxuriant ​hairfell around her ​shoulders.
(Definition of luxuriant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “luxuriant”
in Chinese (Simplified) 茂盛的,繁茂的, 浓密的, 密实的,饱满的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 茂盛的,繁茂的, 濃密的, 密實的,飽滿的…
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