giving (part of speech: verb)
dispensing, presenting, donating, bequeathing, endowing, rendering, imparting, sending, supplying, providing, furnishing, disbursing, paying, consigning, attributing, contributing, rationing, giving, helping, lending, offering, showering, assisting, extending, doling, devoting, pledging, ascribing, allotting, allowing, funding, assigning, tendering, sharing, submitting, granting, delivering, expending, awarding, serving, bestowing
- The two women began to call him, lavishing the most affectionate words on him. - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
- I found the little blackguard in the midst of a bevy of monikinas of all ages, who were lavishing their attentions on his worthless person, and otherwise doing all they could to eradicate everything like humility, or any good quality that might happen to remain in him. - "The Monikins", J. Fenimore Cooper.
- She placed me on her knees and covered me with kisses, lavishing on me the most tender expressions, among which she mingled words of a foreign language which sounded like music, so sweet and harmonious was her voice. - "French and Oriental Love in a Harem", Mario Uchard.