Sentence Examples

  • His palace was more sumptuous than the temples of the gods, from which it was quite separate.
  • Betsy left the key to her sumptuous room, in the city's finest hotel, allowing me to drop off my duds before meeting him in the hotel lobby.
  • A sumptuous banquet took place, followed by a distribution of doles and garlands.
  • When he spoke in extravagant terms of the happiness of his sovereign, Dionysius is said to have invited him to a sumptuous banquet, at which he found himself seated under a naked sword suspended by a single hair (Cicero, Tusc. v.
  • The expense of keeping up his mercenary establishment and the sumptuous magnificence of his court put a severe strain upon the financial resources of the state.

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