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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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lushlush1 /lʌʃ/ adjective  1 HBPDLGplants that are lush grow many leaves and look healthy and strong a lush green mountainous island The fields were lush with grass and flowers.2 BEAUTIFUL/GOOD-LOOKINGvery beautiful, comfortable, and expensive syn luxurious lush carpets3 lush music has a lot of pleasant-sounding instruments or voices together lush vocal harmonies4 informal very attractive or nice – used especially by young people He looks so lush in this pic!
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lushMist ferns daily with plastic spray bottle to keep them green and lush.It was green, lush and luxuriant, ringed by the mountains with snowy peaks.lush fabricsa lush gardenFirst, we need a long, warm, unbroken growing season to provide a plentiful diet of lush herbage.The famous walls and ramparts of the city, now surround lush lawns and leafy trees.Similarly, Colescott paints big, lush narrative acrylics on canvas, hard-hitting narrative works that travel across time and history.They have lush stands of elm trees and will require minimal leveling.
lushlush2 noun [countable]  informalMIDRUNK an alcoholic
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lushThis is a film to make you feel fabulous about being a lush.See, the dude is a lush and we give him time to get mellow.It sketches the usual story of Meurent, the model who dabbled in painting, who was a lush and promiscuous.What are you drinking, you big lush?You'll see her sitting at the bar all day. She's a real lush.This lush, seething insularity-what am I supposed to be learning, what are the lessons here?
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