luxurious, adj. 1. rich, costly, dear; extravagant, grand, opulent, sumptuous, gorgeous; plush, posh, Inf swank, Inf. swanky; ostentatious, pretentious, showy, Inf. ritzy, Inf fancy.
2. comfortable, agreeable, easy, easeful; enjoyable, pleasurable, gratifying; exciting, titillative, titillating, tantalizing, appealing.
3. epicurean, sybaritic, sensual, carnal, voluptuous; self-indulgent, intemperate, free-living, Saturnalian; excessive, inordinate, immoderate; wild, unrestrained, orgiastic.
4. copious, ample, abounding, overflowing, overspil ling, luxuriant. See - luxuriant (defs. 1, 2).
5. florid, flowery, frilly, busy, ornate; adorned, decorated, embellished; (of writing) bombastic, figurative. See - luxuriant (def. 3).
luxury, n. 1. luxuriousness, luxe, sumptuousness, lavishness, opulence, splendor, purple and fine linen; abundance, profuseness,excessiveness, exorbitance.
2. indulgence, ease, Inf. easy street, Inf. velvet; Inf. clover; comfort, well-being, sufficiency, bed of roses, rose garden; wealth, affluence, richness.
3. self-indulgence, epicureanism, sybaritism, hedonism, voluptuousness, sensuality, It. doice vita, Si. high living; unrestraint, immoderation, intemperance, intemperateness; pleasure, enjoyment, delight.
4. extravagance, nonessential, treat, rarity, prodigality, lavishment; accessory, frill, extra, dainty; delicacy, elegance, refinement, nicety.
lyceum, n. 1. U.S. academy, institute, seminar, chautauqua.
2. lecture hall or room, assembly room, hall, convention hall, exhibition hall; gallery, theater, amphitheater, auditorium.
3. secondary school, high school, senior high school, Inf. senior high, (primarily in France) lycde, Brit. grammar school; preparatory school, Inf. prep school, Brit, public school, (in continental Europe, esp. Germany) gymnasium.
lydian, adj. (all of music) voluptuous, sensual, sensuous, luxurious, luxuriant; soothing, relaxing, mellow, dulcet.
lying, n. 1. untruthfulness, truthlessness, unveracity, unveraciousness, mendacity, mendaciousness; dishonesty, crookedness, deceit, deceitfulness, falseness, falsity, hypocrisy, double-dealing; guile, guilefulness, disingenuity, disingenuousness, uncandidness, unfrankness; fibbing, Psychiatry, mythomania.
-adj. 2. untruthful, unveracious, mendacious, forked-tongued; dissembling, disingenuous, insincere, hypocritical, uncandid, unfrank, guileful, mealy-mouthed; deceitful, dishonest, crooked, double-dealing, two-faced, Janus-faced; deceptive, misleading, false, fraudulent, untrue.