[luhg-zhoor-ee-eyt, luhk-shoor-]
verb (used without object), luxuriated, luxuriating.
to enjoy oneself without stint; revel: to luxuriate in newly acquired wealth.
to grow fully or abundantly; thrive: The plants luxuriated in the new soil.

1615–25; < Latin luxuriātus, past participle of luxuriāre. See luxuriant, -ate1

luxuriation, noun
unluxuriating, adjective Unabridged
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luxuriate (lʌɡˈzjʊərɪˌeɪt)
1.  (foll by in) to take voluptuous pleasure; revel
2.  to flourish extensively or profusely
3.  to live in a sumptuous way
[C17: from Latin luxuriāre]

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Word Origin & History

1621, "to indulge in luxury," from L. luxuriatum, pp. of luxuriare "indulge, have to excess," from luxuria "excess" (see luxury).
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Example sentences
Guests can luxuriate at the spa and heated pool or try a refreshing creek swim.
After their worlds are rocked by a vision of life in the years to come, they
  luxuriate with a post-ride cigarette.
We cannot afford to luxuriate around such a wonderful notion.
Luxuriate in the whirlpool bath while enjoying the fireplace on a cold winter
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