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Synonyms for extravagant
ɪkˈstræv ə gəntex·trav·a·gant

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  1. extravagant

    wild, monstrous, preposterous, absurd, prodigal, wasteful, reckless, excessive, lavish, profuse, abnormal

    sound, sober, consistent, rational, fair, economical, frugal, careful, regular, usual

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  1. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweeningadjective

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

    "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

    luxuriant, profuse, lush, overweening, inordinate, riotous, uppity, excessive, high-spirited, unreasonable, ebullient, undue, exuberant, spendthrift, profligate, prodigal

    thrifty, restrained

  2. extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthriftadjective

    recklessly wasteful

    "prodigal in their expenditures"

    profligate, excessive, debauched, prodigal, libertine, degraded, riotous, dissolute, fast, dissipated, spendthrift, overweening, exuberant, degenerate

    thrifty, restrained

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  1. expensive taste

    Submitted by anonymous on February 24, 2020  

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  1. extravagantadjective

    excessive, inordinate, exorbitant, unreasonable, preposterous

  2. extravagantadjective

    irregular, wild, foolish, absurd

  3. extravagantadjective

    wasteful, lavish, profuse, prodigal, too liberal, too bountiful

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  1. extravagantadjective

    wasteful, unthrifty, prodigal, improvident, lavish, wild, immoderate, preposterous, inordinate, exorbitant


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  1. List of paraphrases for "extravagant":

    outlandish, flamboyant, fanciful, luxurious, wasteful, bizarre, excessive

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  1. Evelyn Waugh:

    His courtesy was somewhat extravagant. He would write and thank people who wrote to thank him for wedding presents and when he encountered anyone as punctilious as himself the correspondence ended only with death.

  2. Erin McCullough:

    In general, if there’s going to be an extravagant trait that’s used for fighting for mates, usually, it’s the males that have the extravagant trait, but biology is fun because there’s always exceptions — female reindeer have antlers, if they are arguing that these are male weapons that are used to gain access to females, it would have been a stronger story to me if they had evidence that the females don’t have weapons.

  3. Chief Justice John Marshall:

    This is too extravagant to be maintained.

  4. Joe Bagley:

    The items are significant because we rarely see them, archaeologically, also, Puritan Boston is often seen as an extremely conservative, reserved, and religious location in the 17th century, which it was, but in wealthier houses, the residents had access to luxury goods, purchased them, and enjoyed their more extravagant lifestyle in the privacy of their own home.

  5. Hazrat Ali Ibn-e-Abi Talib, Nahj-ul-Balagha (Sermons and sayings Compilation):

    Be generous but not extravagant, be frugal but not miserly.

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