What is the opposite of austere?

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Opposite of severe or strict in manner or attitude
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“The husband was a tall and genial fellow, friendly, youthful, and easy-going.”
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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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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Opposite of difficult or challenging in nature, especially physically
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Opposite of resembling or suggestive of monks or their way of life, especially in being austere, solitary, or celibate
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Opposite of strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
“He's unguarded and talkative, with an informal demeanor that belies his steely credentials.”
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Opposite of to a total, utter or complete degree
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Opposite of sparing or economical as regards money or food
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Opposite of characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence
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(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.”
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Opposite of grim or severe in nature
“I took the easy way out and quit my job, rather than choosing to tackle the challenges head-on.”
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Opposite of harsh, usually to a disproportionate degree
“The company afforded him flexible hours to accommodate his long commute to work.”
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Opposite of severe and difficult to cope with
“Employees continue to praise the positive working environment fostered by the company.”
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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.”
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(of an environment or conditions) Opposite of harsh or inhospitable
“The slope was particularly favorable for novice skiers and snowboarders.”
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Opposite of pertaining to, or resembling a monk or monasticism
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Opposite of not fussy
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Opposite of having a straight face, not revealing excessive emotion, especially amusement
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Opposite of very severe or serious
“Leaders hope that taking mild action today will dampen wage demands before they become significant.”
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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.”
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Opposite of abstaining from extramarital, or from all, sexual intercourse
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Opposite of lacking in light or brightness
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Opposite of not offering shelter
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Opposite of deeply pessimistic
“Some modern-day philosophers predict a promising future where mankind will live together in peace and harmony.”
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Opposite of distressing to the mind or senses
“He received the pleasant news that he would soon be promoted.”
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