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lush

1. n. liquor. Who’s bringing the lush to the party?
2. and lush up in. to drink alcohol to excess. We sat lushing up for an hour waiting for the plane. I just want to get my feet up and lush for a while.
3. n. a drunkard. There were four confirmed lushes at the party, but they all passed out and didn’t bother us much.

lush up

verb
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3, it performs three works: Vilaro's Quinceanera, about the traditional coming of age parties given for 15-year-old Latinas; Michelle Manzanales' Sugar in the Raw, a driving vision of human relationships set to music by Gustavo Santaolalla (who scored the film Babel), and Pedro Ruiz's lushly balletic Sonetos de Amor.
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The loft building will offer sun-drenched living rooms, opulently appointed chef kitchens, lushly designed spa baths and a concierge.
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Personable, professional and with zero attitude, King, tuxedoed with a black bow tie, treats you like a guest in his warm and lushly furnished home, with its huge black marble fireplace, overstuffed sofas and easy chairs.
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One could not help but feel that the curators, who worked closely with the artist in organizing the show, had accepted Hofer's own reading of her work a bit too credulously: Beautiful to a fault, the exhibition situated Hofer as above all an accomplished maker of lushly scaled, smart, crystalline interior views, as if Andreas Gursky had ditched the digital effects and taken a summer job with Architectural Digest.
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Yet when I looked at the large viewing screen of my Leica Digilux 2 camera, its sensitive auto-exposure system incredibly displayed an array of lushly muted colors--golds, browns and pale blues--the palette of the 15th century.
Lushly illustrated with hundreds of photographs, Treasures of the Pharaohs chronicles the reign of each king from the time of the New Kingdom 3,500 years ago to the era the Roman Empire.
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