n.1.A wandering beyond limits; excess.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is by no means an extravagation of words to say that without the work James has put into Norton Peace over the last 16 years the company would not be where it is today.
The Discourses, with its recommendation of virtue and republicanism, on the other hand, is thought of as an inconsistent extravagation from the true Machiavellian position.