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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The wasteful or careless spending of money.

Usage examples (40)
  • An extravagance is something that your spirit thinks is a necessity.
  • We were surprised by the extravagance of his description
  • He pinches me in money matters so closely, and grumbles so eternally at what he calls my extravagance, that I'm out of all patience.
  • That spirit of extravagance is detrimental to the interests of the country. for more
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