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    sumptuous

    sumptuous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sumptuous

    Definition
    (adj) rich and superior in quality
    Synonyms : deluxe , gilded , grand , luxurious , opulent , princely
    Example Sentence
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sumptuous

divide it like sumptu+ous;just focus on the SUMPT+U,SOUNDS LIKE SAMPAT(I)(IN HINDI..DHAN SAMPATI)SO SAMPATI MEANS MONEY,well if you have a lot of sumpati or money, you will spend it LAVISHLY,you will be able to buy all luxury.

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just focus on SUM(means whole amount)+ptuous.....well you have decided to spend whole amount of yours ( around a crore )on your wedding..so you are trying to be sumptuous.

akin to consumption, presumption, assumption. <br>consumption = take in <br>presumption = taken, before hand <br>assumption = taken as sumptuous = something that takes a lot.

A rich, SUMPTUOUS meal is also SCRUMPTIOUS(delicious).

basically it taken from sumptus...means expense..so someone suggesting grand expense on things...

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