Goodman retreated to house arrest at his luxury mansion on $4 million bail.
Prince Harry and Cressida reportedly stayed in a luxury chalet in the mountains above the city of Almaty.
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.
Indeed, Obama simply does not have the luxury of blaming Bush for every ill that the U.S. economy now faces.
For poor people, daily food—just staples, not “luxury” items like meat or fish—can consume as much as two-thirds of their income.
A luxury which they enjoy more than anything else, is a large funeral.
And jest when I was lookin' forward to luxury and palaces in England, and everything so grand!
The present was one of the rare occasions on which he permitted himself that luxury.
It was a luxury so penetrating and powerful that it affected him like an opiate.
He is not worthy to be called a man who does not know the luxury of tobacco.
c.1300, "sexual intercourse;" mid-14c., "lasciviousness, sinful self-indulgence," from Old French luxurie "debauchery, dissoluteness, lust" (Modern French luxure), from Latin luxuria "excess, luxury, extravagance, profusion; delicacy" (cf. Spanish lujuria, Italian lussuria), from luxus "excess, extravagance, magnificence," probably a figurative use of luxus (adj.) "dislocated," which is related to luctari "wrestle, strain" (see reluctance).
Meaning "sensual pleasure" is late 14c. Lost its pejorative taint 17c. Meaning "habit of indulgence in what is choice or costly" is from 1630s; that of "sumptuous surroundings" is from 1704; that of "something enjoyable or comfortable beyond life's necessities" is from 1780. Used as an adjective from 1916.