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palatial

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adjective

  • Resembling a palace in being spacious and splendid.

    ‘her palatial apartment in Chicago’
    • ‘He didn't foresee the palatial palaces of today where the punter can see live racing.’
    • ‘The tin shacks of the township are within a few hundred metres of palatial houses - rich and poor have become unwilling neighbours.’
    • ‘But this fine basin has not been bought for one of the region's stately homes or the palatial residence of a multi-millionaire.’
    • ‘He relishes an opulent lifestyle with palatial homes in Europe and America, private jets, two yachts and a helicopter.’
    • ‘He offers Brandon a big salary increase and a palatial apartment if he will re-locate and work for him.’
    • ‘It opens with lush images of the palatial school and grounds, then enters the rarefied world within.’
    • ‘He also owns a palatial home in Srinagar, apart from numerous apartments in choice New Delhi location.’
    • ‘He has since acquired his own palatial house within the exclusive resort.’
    • ‘Alone and friendless in the bowels of one of his many palatial hideouts he must still, surely, nurse his grandiose ambitions.’
    • ‘The road even links that palatial governor's mansion to the even more majestic river.’
    • ‘This is a man with millions and four fancy cars standing outside his palatial home!’
    • ‘When his friend offers a palatial haunted house close to his workplace totally free of cost to stay, he clinches the offer without a second thought.’
    • ‘‘All this,’ as he calls it, gesturing around his palatial if spartan study.’
    • ‘According to reports, the palatial home - situated just 10 miles from Cape Town - is already in hot demand..’
    • ‘I was expecting his residence to be of palatial proportions.’
    • ‘The mausoleum is part of a vast complex with a main gateway, garden, mosque, guesthouse and several other palatial buildings.’
    • ‘Although I moaned, my bedsit was palatial compared with those of most of my friends, who lived in pokey, badly partitioned flats in Rathmines.’
    • ‘Already newfangled buildings and palatial houses mimicking every form of modern architecture have come up on former farmlands.’
    • ‘And it means living in palatial houses with exquisite tile, granite or marble flooring and owning plush cars.’
    • ‘This beautiful and newly renovated hotel was the palatial home of a merchant who in 1898 gambled the house away in a game of cards.’
    opulent, sumptuous, affluent, expensive, rich, costly, deluxe, lush, grand, palatial, splendid, magnificent, lavish, lavishly appointed, well appointed, extravagant, ornate, fancy, stylish, elegant
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Pronunciation

palatial

/pəˈlāSHəl/ /pəˈleɪʃəl/

Origin

Mid 18th century from Latin palatium ‘palace’ (see palace) + -al.