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 for sumptuous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sumptuous \Sump"tu*ous\, a. [L. sumptuosus, fr. sumptus expanse,
     cost: cf. F. somptueux. See Sumptuary.]
     Involving large outlay or expense; costly; expensive; hence,
     luxurious; splendid; magnificient; as, a sumptuous house or
     table; sumptuous apparel.
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           We are too magnificient and sumptuous in our tables and
           attendance.                              --Atterbury.
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           She spoke, and turned her sumptuous head, with eyes
           Of shining expectation fixed on mine.    --Tennyson.
     [1913 Webster] -- Sump"tu*ous*ly, adv. --
     Sump"tu*ous*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sumptuous
      adj 1: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded
             dining rooms" [syn: deluxe, gilded, grand,
             luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "sumptuous":
     Babylonian, Corinthian, awe-inspiring, awful, barbaric, bask,
     costly, dazzling, dear, dear-bought, deluxe, elaborate, elegant,
     exorbitant, expensive, extravagant, fancy, fine, glorious,
     gorgeous, grand, grandiose, high, high-priced, imposing,
     impressive, insolate, lavish, luscious, lush, luxuriant, luxurious,
     magnificent, majestic, noble, not affordable, of great cost,
     opulent, palatial, plush, posh, premium, pricey, princely, proud,
     regal, resplendent, rich, ritzy, royal, showy, splendacious,
     splendid, splendiferous, stately, steep, stiff, sun, sun-dry,
     sunbathe, sunburn, superb, superfancy, superfine, swank, swanky,
     swell, tan, top, unpayable
  
  

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