extravagantly


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ex·trav·a·gant

 (ĭk-străv′ə-gənt)
adj.
1.
a. Exceeding reasonable bounds: extravagant demands. See Synonyms at excessive.
b. Unreasonably high in cost; exorbitant: extravagant fees.
c. Lavish or imprudent in spending money: extravagant members of the imperial court.
2. Extremely abundant; profuse: extravagant vegetation.
3. Archaic Straying beyond limits or bounds; wandering.

[Middle English, unusual, rambling, from Old French, from Medieval Latin extrāvagāns, extrāvagant-, present participle of extrāvagārī, to wander : Latin extrā, outside; see extra- + Latin vagārī, to wander.]

ex·trav′a·gant·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.extravagantly - in an abundant mannerextravagantly - in an abundant manner; "they were abundantly supplied with food"; "he thanked her profusely"
2.extravagantly - in a wasteful mannerextravagantly - in a wasteful manner; "the United States, up to the 1920s, used fuel lavishly, mainly because it was so cheap"
3.extravagantly - in a rich and lavish manner; "lavishly decorated"
Translations
بِتَبْذير، بإفْراط
ekstravagantvildt
óhóflega
čudaškopotratno
müsrifçe

extravagantly

[ɪksˈtrævəgəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= wastefully, lavishly) [spend] → profusamente, con gran despilfarro; [live, decorate] → por todo lo alto, con todo lujo
to use sth extravagantlyderrochar algo
the room was extravagantly furnishedla habitación estaba amueblada por todo lo alto or con mucho lujo
2. (= exaggeratedly) [praise, thank] → excesivamente, exageradamente; [dress, behave] → de forma extravagante

extravagantly

[ɪkˈstrævəgəntli] adv
(= highly) [paid, priced] → largement; [praise] → à outrance
(= outrageously) [expensive] → atrocement; [bizarre] → extrêmement
(= lavishly) [decorated] → luxueusement; [elegant] → extrêmement
(= without heeding expense) [live, shop] → sans regarder à la dépense; [dress] → d'une façon extravagante
(= in an exaggerated way) → exagérément

extravagantly

adv
(= lavishly) entertainaufwendig, aufwändig; liveluxuriös; extravagantly expensivemaßlos teuer
(= extremely)übertrieben; giftedüberaus; praise, thanküberschwänglich; his extravagantly eccentric behavioursein extravagantes or übertriebenes Verhalten
(= flamboyantly) dress, behaveextravagant

extravagantly

[ɪksˈtrævəgəntlɪ] adv (lavishly) → in modo dispendioso; (exaggeratedly) → esageratamente

extravagant

(ikˈstrӕvəgənt) adjective
1. using or spending too much; wasteful. He's extravagant with money; an extravagant use of materials/energy.
2. (of ideas, emotions etc) exaggerated or too great. extravagant praise.
exˈtravagantly adverb
exˈtravagance noun
His wife's extravagance reduced them to poverty; Food is a necessity, but wine is an extravagance.
References in classic literature ?
Don Carlos, no doubt, must have had many queer friends (it is the common lot of all Pretenders), but amongst them none more extravagantly fantastic than the Tremolino Syndicate, which used to meet in a tavern on the quays of the old port.
All the way to Russian Peter's we were extravagantly happy, but when we turned back--it must have been about four o'clock-- the east wind grew stronger and began to howl; the sun lost its heartening power and the sky became grey and sombre.
They were at this period extravagantly and preternaturally fond of me; which, after all, I could reflect, was no more than a graceful response in children perpetually bowed over and hugged.
Troy being consulted as to the expediency of accepting this proposal, objected to the pecuniary terms demanded as being extravagantly high.
He admired Edna extravagantly, after meeting her at the races with her father.
I had seen a picture of a youthful Italian "freak"--or "freaks"--which was--or which were-- on exhibition in our cities--a combination consisting of two heads and four arms joined to a single body and a single pair of legs-- and I thought I would write an extravagantly fantastic little story with this freak of nature for hero--or heroes-- a silly young miss for heroine, and two old ladies and two boys for the minor parts.
I let the youthful author talk as much and as extravagantly as he pleased, and was glad to see him commencing life with such confidence in himself and his performances.
In this neighborhood, the captain made search for "the great Tar Spring," one of the wonders of the mountains; the medicinal properties of which, he had heard extravagantly lauded by the trappers.
I would seduce him, for he is a gallant man, extravagantly partial to women; then I would get away our two prisoners.
I have to confess now, however, that my judgment erred somewhat, though not extravagantly.
It came extravagantly, for every canyon had grown into a torrent, every gulch a waterspout, every watercourse a river, and all pouring into the North Fork, that, rushing past the settlement, seemed to threaten it with lifted crest and flying mane.
The streets are extravagantly wide, the paved squares are prodigious, the houses are huge and handsome, and compacted into uniform blocks that stretch away as straight as an arrow, into the distance.