Opulence

Opulence(noun):

1: WEALTH, AFFLUENCEthe opulence of prerevolutionary monarchs

2: ABUNDANCE, PROFUSIONan opulence of fruits

This word was found in the article ” Here, Poverty And Privilege Are Neighbors; Income Gaps are a Source Of Resentment and Guilt”, written by the author Janny Scott. The sentence says, “They range from Ms.Davis’s neighborhood, where two ¬†public ¬†housing projects bookended a gentrifying corridor of brownstone and row houses, to an area along the beach in Brooklyn where West End Avenue appears to be a stark line of demarcation between the serene old immigrant¬†opulence of Manhattan Beach and the teeming new-immigrant enclave of Brighton Beach.”

The author uses the word opulence to describe the magnificent and luxurious view of  Manhattan Beach.

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