December 29, 2018
opulent (adjective)
\AHP-yuh-lunt\ Hear it!
What does it mean?
: having or showing much wealth
How do you use it?
The wedding reception was held in the opulent banquet hall of a historic hotel.
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Which word do you think is a synonym of "opulent"?

"Affluent," "rich," "wealthy," and "opulent" mean having a lot of goods, property, and money. "Opulent" suggests that something is very expensive, fancy, or luxurious, as in "an opulent mansion." "Rich" implies having more than enough money for everything you need or want, as in "a rich heiress." "Wealthy" stresses the possession of property and valuable things, as in "wealthy landowners." "Affluent" suggests being successful at increasing wealth, as in "an affluent society."
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