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One entry found for extravagant.
Main Entry: ex·trav·a·gant
Pronunciation: ik-primarystressstrav-i-gschwant
Function: adjective
Etymology: Middle English extravagaunt "wandering away, going beyond the usual limits," from early French extravagant (same meaning), from Latin extravagant-, extravagans (same meaning), from earlier extra- "outside, beyond" and vagari "to wander away" --related to VAGABOND
1 : going beyond what is reasonable or suitable <extravagant praise>
2 : wasteful especially of money <extravagant spending>
- ex·trav·a·gant·ly adverb

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