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What is the opposite of austere?

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Opposite of severe or strict in manner or attitude
“You're surrounded by amazingly patient, forbearing people, especially your parents.”
Opposite of self-disciplined or ascetic
“Although William Beckford wrote a Gothick romance as reckless and immoderate as himself, his life of epic prodigality would arrest attention had he not written a single line.”
Opposite of having a plain and unadorned appearance
“At the door, the driver handed her off to a uniformed maid who led her into an ornate room that looked more like a museum or a hotel lobby than part of a house.”
Opposite of having a somber or dismal atmosphere or nature
“The wall appeared completely black from the outside, allowing for a cheery atmosphere while ensuring complete privacy.”
Opposite of having a forbidding or cold appearance or nature
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“The husband was a tall and genial fellow, friendly, youthful, and easy-going.”
Opposite of of or pertaining to the Puritans, or to their doctrines and practice
Opposite of lacking emotion or feeling
Opposite of harsh or severe in conditions, especially of a climate or area
Opposite of merciless, having or showing no pity
Opposite of having, or suggestive of, an austere or ascetic lifestyle
Opposite of not able to be changed or adapted to particular circumstances
Opposite of strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
“He's unguarded and talkative, with an informal demeanor that belies his steely credentials.”
Opposite of to a total, utter or complete degree
(of a tax or other charge) Opposite of extremely high, harsh or severe
“Any income from sources within the U.S. earned by the branch may incur a low tax liability or may not incur any tax liability at all.”
Opposite of severe and difficult to cope with
“Employees continue to praise the positive working environment fostered by the company.”
Opposite of marked by having a basic or uncomplicated form
Opposite of serious, grave or solemn in nature
“Forgive me for being facetious in these desperately serious times, but sometimes ridicule is the only release from anger.”
Opposite of harsh or inhospitable in nature, especially of an environment or conditions
“The slope was particularly favorable for novice skiers and snowboarders.”
Opposite of very severe or serious
“Leaders hope that taking mild action today will dampen wage demands before they become significant.”
Opposite of marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt
“Each greeting is accompanied by a great deal of genuine laughter and joyousness.”
Opposite of lacking in light or brightness
Opposite of very plain or standard in features
Opposite of deeply pessimistic in nature
“Some modern-day philosophers predict a promising future where mankind will live together in peace and harmony.”
Opposite of distressing to the mind or senses
“He received the pleasant news that he would soon be promoted.”
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