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luxuriant

/lux·u·ri·ant/ (lug-zhoor´e-ant) growing freely or excessively.
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To say the truth, we have, from this reason alone, often done great violence to the luxuriance of our genius, and have left many excellent descriptions out of our work, which would otherwise have been in it.
The whole island is covered with wood; but from the dryness of the climate there is no appearance of luxuriance.
It was so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance of fancy, that it had all the effect of a last and fitting decoration to the apparel which she wore, and which was of a splendour in accordance with the taste of the age, but greatly beyond what was allowed by the sumptuary regulations of the colony.
For a time, however, the red weed grew with astonishing vigour and luxuriance.
The towering helmet of feathers that he wore raised him in height above all who surrounded him; and though some others were similarly adorned, the length and luxuriance of their plumes were inferior to his.