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But it is a classy vessel with wooden decks and sumptuous velvet interiors. The Sun (2010)These sumptuous fabrics come in autumnal colours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So how did it emerge as such a sumptuous musical feast? Times, Sunday Times (2007)We are in a sumptuous room of suede and fur. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No expense was spared at the sumptuous wedding feast. Jonathan Gregson BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)This is as well as having rooms at more sumptuous city centre bases. The Sun (2014)The sumptuous rooms have exposed stone walls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The drawing room sets the sumptuous tone for the whole castle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Spiral staircases and heaps of elegance lead the way to sumptuous rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Rooms are sumptuous with wide beds and plush bathrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This season has already restored him to the top table and the feast may have sumptuous courses to come. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This visually sumptuous exhibition brings together some of the finest paintings the artist produced while in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What she offers for six lucky passengers is simple comfort, sumptuous meals and bags of character. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But a couple of dips here and there can't take the shine off this sumptuous feast. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The rooms are sumptuous with glittering gold mirrors, chandeliers and splashes of bright colour mixing in with restored antiques. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Upstairs, we had the run of the deck, from where we were served sumptuous meals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The rooms are sumptuous, with antique four-poster beds and silk bed covers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Banker or not, the villas provide a sumptuous holiday complete with giant four-poster beds swathed in billowing muslin. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And so the population was gradually led into the demoralising temptations of arcades, baths, and sumptuous banquets. Francis Pryor BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)With its lush scenery, vivid colours and sweeping vistas, the film is a sumptuous feast for the eyes. The Sun (2008)Like most Disney movies it is visually sumptuous and plays on the heartstrings, but we left feeling a little underwhelmed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first obvious answer is that, as anyone who has seen it can testify, it is just a sumptuous feast for the eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Eto'o conjured up a rather sumptuous strike to seal the victory five minutes from time, curling an exquisite effort into the corner from 25 yards. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'sumptuous'

British English: sumptuous ADJECTIVE
Something that is sumptuous is grand and obviously very expensive.
...a sumptuous feast.

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