(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. luscious, juicy, succulent; tender, ripe; luxurious. See sweetness. —n., slang, drunkard, sot, barfly. See drinking.
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Green]
Syn. luxuriant, verdant, dense, grassy; see green 2 , rich 3 , rank 1 .
2. [Delicious]
Syn. rich, juicy, succulent; see delicious 1 .
3. [Elaborate]
Syn. opulent, luxurious, ornamental; see elaborate 1 , lavish , ornate 1 .
See Synonym Study at profuse .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
rich, luxurious, luxuriant, profuse, dense, thick, flourishing, prolific, abundant, green, verdant.
ANT.: sparse, scanty, thin
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb Slang. To take alcoholic liquor, especially excessively or habitually: drink, guzzle, imbibe, tipple. Informal: nip2. Slang: booze, soak, tank up. Idioms: bend the elbow, hit the bottle. See DRUGS.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Growing profusely: dense, heavy, luxuriant, profuse, rank2, thick. See BIG. 2. Marked by unrestrained abundance: extravagant, exuberant, lavish, luxuriant, opulent, prodigal, profuse, riotous, superabundant. See BIG, EXCESS. 3. Characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence: lavish, luxuriant, luxurious, opulent, palatial, plush, rich, sumptuous. Informal: plushy. See RICH.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A person who is habitually drunk: drunk, drunkard, inebriate, sot, tippler. Slang: boozehound, boozer, rummy1, soak, souse, sponge, stiff. See DRUGS.

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