Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: opulent
IPA transcription: ['ɑpjələnt]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous
    Meaning: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
Usage examples
  • Her father had once been an opulent farmer, but was reduced in circumstances.
  • A country so little opulent as ours must feel this necessity in a much stronger degree.
  • During the ensuing years, till the restoration, he lived abroad in great necessity, and saw with indifference his opulent fortune sequestered by those who assumed the government of England.
  • Our visit to this opulent giant clam came to an end. Captain Nemo left the cave, and we climbed back up the bank of shellfish in the midst of these clear waters not yet disturbed by divers at work.
  • On reaching the foot of the descent the mahout guided the animal to the left, and, avoiding the busy streets of the town, directed its course towards the more quiet roads of the opulent quarter of Megara.
  • Before assembling the present parliament, this man, devoted to the pursuits of learning and to the society of all the polite and elegant, had enjoyed himself in every pleasure which a fine genius, a generous disposition, and an opulent fortune could afford.