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- abundance, bounty, profusion
- ostentatious display of wealth and luxury; plushness.
- 1721, John Gay, “A Panegyrical Epiſtle to Mr. Thomas Snow, Goldſmith, near Temple-Bar; Occaſion’d by his Buying and Selling the Third South-Sea Subſcriptions, taken in by the Directors at a Thouſand per Cent”, in Miſcellanies, volume 3, published 1733, page 239:
- There in full Opulence a Banker dwelt,
Who all the Joys and Pangs of Riches felt;
His Side-board glitter’d with imagin’d Plate;
And his proud Fancy held a vaſt Eſtate.
- C. J. Fox:
- The most meritorious persons have always … been removed from opulence.
- See also Thesaurus:wealth
ostentatious display of wealth and luxury
opulence f (plural opulences)