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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 owners suite luxuriates in seclusion at the rear right and features His and Hers walk-in closets, a compartmented toilet, whirlpool tub, separate shower and dual vanities.
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