opulent
[ op-yuh-luhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin opulent- ‘wealthy, splendid’, from opes ‘wealth’
Synonyms
  • deluxe
  • extravagant
  • lavish
  • luscious
  • ostentatious
  • palatial
  • plush
  • sumptuous
  • swank
Antonyms
  • economical
  • poor
  • small
Definition
ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish
Example
A) The opulent ballroom at the Biltmore Estate was the perfect location for her wedding reception. B) Bob is so humble, you would never know he lives in an opulent penthouse on the Upper Eastside of Manhattan.
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