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luxuriate in (something)

1. To revel in the sensual pleasure of being surrounded or enfolded in some luxurious material or substance. We stayed in bed till nearly 11 in the morning, just luxuriating in the silk sheets and the soft, downy pillows. Guests will be treated to a Swedish or deep-tissue massage before luxuriating in one of our world-famous mud baths.
2. To revel in the sensual pleasure of being in some luxurious place or state of being. We got used to luxuriating in four-star resorts when we were making lots of money. Now the only places we can afford are cheap motels. Guests will be treated to a Swedish or deep-tissue massage before luxuriating in one of our world-famous mud baths.
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luxuriate in something

to indulge oneself in something; to enjoy the luxury of something. She stood in front of the mirror, luxuriating in her lovely new coat. They were all luxuriating in the warm, bubbling waters of the hot tub.
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The essence of Literature, though, is that the reader is presumed to have ample time to savour fine words and phrases; he or she no longer must figuratively rush to catch a train--but, having caught it, may now luxuriate in the parlour car, happily entertained by a really good book.
HIGH POINT, N.C.-Now the world can luxuriate in real fur rugs, guilt-free.
Hunt possesses a poet's eye for the evocative image, and it's tempting to luxuriate in his descriptive prose.
Everyone else can simply luxuriate in the complex highlife rhythms, gravelly low harmonies, and quiet lyrical maturity of "I Saw a Bird Fly Away," or in the heartbreakingly sweet declarations of romantic devotion on "The One Who Knows," or in the sturdy rock 'n' roll of "Your Fire Your Soul." Sure, she still writes about therapy just a little bit too much, and yes, she does occasionally begin a song with the word "and." But Dar Williams has shown with admirable determination her unwillingness to be hemmed in by artificial musical boundaries, and she had done so without sounding either adamant or apologetic.
Dragon lovers will luxuriate in the imaginative and fully developed lore.
Far from seeking an escape from this modern world of machines and technology, Tolkien buffs luxuriate in its offerings.
What a joy, once again, to luxuriate in the Wotan of American bass James Morris.
It has become acceptable to luxuriate in the flesh of strangers.
And, of course, there was the Mir disaster, which allowed us to relive Apollo 13 (the movie) and luxuriate in our familiar contempt for the former Soviet Union -- "a country that doesn't even exist anymore," Newsweek reminded us, with a "space agency so impoverished it has sublet part of its mission-control building to a store that sells fighting fixtures." Its astronauts don't have the right stuff, screwing up a docking procedure, then getting heart arrhythmias in space.
But instead of linglering to luxuriate in the embrace and release her eggs, she immediately hops away -- with her lover still clinging -- in search of a more perfect pond for pairing.
What's more, patrons can luxuriate at the rejuvenating Anjana Spa that serves as a sanctuary of wellness and serenity offering bespoke services.
Luxuriate, then, in its floral, pear and red apple fruit with clove and aniseed undercurrents and daintily delicate consistency.
They boast how well the economy is doing but what that means is the rich luxuriate in ever-growing fortunes while the poor and disabled are reduced to destitution.
Add a few exotic touches, such as a ceiling fan and some statement house plants and you can close the door on the world outside and luxuriate in total style.
But it's also an album to lie back and luxuriate in, its rich backdrop (everything from orchestra to watering can, and musical box to kitchen sink) dreamlike.