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Lewis : luxuria

luxuria, luxŭrĭa, ae, and luxŭrĭēs, ēi (v. Zumpt, Verr. 2, 2, 3, § 7, and 2, 5, 31, § 80; Roby, Gram. § 342; old gen. luxurii, Gracch. ap. Gell. 9, 14; the dat. of the fifth decl. is not in use, and the abl. is doubtful; v. Neue, Formenl. 1, 382 sqq.), f. luxus, rankness. Lit., rankness, luxuriance of trees and plants: luxuriem segetum tenerā depascit in herbā, Verg. G. 1, 112: si vitis luxuria se consumpserit, Plin. 17, 22, 35, § 181; 9, 2, 1, § 2.

Poet., transf., of animals: wantonness, friskiness, frolicsomeness, Val. Fl. 7, 65.

Trop., riotous living, extravagance, profusion, luxury, excess: quam ecfliges, luxuriae sumptus suppeditare ut possies, Plaut. As. 4, 2, 10: animus, qui nunc luxuriā et lasciviā diffluit, Ter. Heaut. 5, 1, 72: in urbe luxuries creatur, ex luxuriā existat avaritia, necesse est, Cic. Rosc. Am. 27, 75: odit populus Romanus privatam luxuriam, id. Mur. 36, 76: luxuries Hannibalem ipsum Capuae corrupit, id. Agr. 1, 7, 20: diffluere luxuriā, id. Off. 1, 30, 106; 1, 34, 123: res ad luxuriam pertinentes, Caes. B. G. 2, 15: saevior armis Luxuria incubuit, Juv. 6, 293: quis ferat istas luxuriae sordes? id. 1, 140.

Of style: in qua (oratione), ut in herbis, in summā ubertate inest luxuries quaedam, Cic. de Or. 2, 23, 96.