luscious | lusciousness | lusciously

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Meaning(s)

sweet-tasting or richly luxurious

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luscious - delicious

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Something ‘luscious’ is pleasant and appeals strongly to the senses. This formal word is most commonly used in relation to food that is extremely appetizing and filled with richness and juicy flavour, making it similar to ‘delicious’. In an informal and less frequent way, it can also be used to refer to a person regarded as being sexually attractive.

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Synonyms luxurious,scrumptious
Antonyms horrid,distasteful

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  1. Our local supermarket has recently started selling a selection of luscious fruits from South America.

  2. The lusciousness of the grass in the park made it the perfect place to sit for our family picnic.

  3. Sarah is a superb pastry chef. Her restaurant serves a delightful dessert with a lusciously creamy base.

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