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"Western religions are typified by hardship and austerity stemming from a harsh desert climate, while Eastern religions are characterized by abundance of low-hanging fruit in lush forests and valleys." --J. W. Geerinck

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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  1. dense, teeming with life (usually used to describe vegetation)
    2006: Stefani Jackenthal, New York Times - "Some of the world's best rain forest and volcanic hiking can be found within the lush canopied Caribbean trail systems. Chock-full of waterfalls and hot springs, bright-colored birds and howling monkeys, flora-lined trails cut through thick, fragrant forests and up cloud-covered mountains."
  2. luxuriant, delicious (usually used to describe food)
    That meal was lush! We have to go that restaurant again sometime!
  3. In UK slang beautiful, sexy
  4. In Wales slang amazing, cool, fantastic, wicked
    Your voice is lush, Lucy! I could listen to it all day!




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