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luxuriantadjective

uk   /lʌɡˈʒʊə.ri.ənt/  us   /-ˈʒʊr.i-/
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   us   /-əns/
luxuriantly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “luxuriant”
in Chinese (Traditional) 茂盛的,繁茂的, 濃密的, 密實的,飽滿的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 茂盛的,繁茂的, 浓密的, 密实的,饱满的…
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