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Rich

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(1):

(superl.) Having an abundance of material possessions; possessed of a large amount of property; well supplied with land, goods, or money; wealthy; opulent; affluent; - opposed to poor.

(2):

(superl.) Yielding large returns; productive or fertile; fruitful; as, rich soil or land; a rich mine.

(3):

(superl.) Composed of valuable or costly materials or ingredients; procured at great outlay; highly valued; precious; sumptuous; costly; as, a rich dress; rich silk or fur; rich presents.

(4):

(v. t.) To enrich.

(5):

(superl.) Abounding in humor; exciting amusement; entertaining; as, the scene was a rich one; a rich incident or character.

(6):

(superl.) Abounding in beauty; gorgeous; as, a rich landscape; rich scenery.

(7):

(superl.) Full of sweet and harmonius sounds; as, a rich voice; rich music.

(8):

(superl.) Not faint or delicate; vivid; as, a rich color.

(9):

(superl.) Abounding in agreeable or nutritive qualities; - especially applied to articles of food or drink which are high-seasoned or abound in oleaginous ingredients, or are sweet, luscious, and high-flavored; as, a rich dish; rich cream or soup; rich pastry; rich wine or fruit.

(10):

(superl.) Hence, in general, well supplied; abounding; abundant; copious; bountiful; as, a rich treasury; a rich entertainment; a rich crop.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Rich'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/r/rich.html. 1828.

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