One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the sumptuous sofa had been bought in a fit of extravagance’
profligacy, lack of thrift, unthriftiness, thriftlessness, improvidence, wastefulness, waste, overspending, prodigality, squandering, lavishness
immoderation, excess, recklessness, lack of restraint, irresponsibility
spendthrift behaviour, free-spending ways
2‘the costliest brands are an extravagance’
luxury, indulgence, self-indulgence, comfort, treat, extra, non-essential, frill, refinement
3‘the extravagance of the decor’
ornateness, elaborateness, decoration, embellishment, adornment, ornamentation, showiness
overstatement, ostentation, exaggeration, over-elaborateness
4‘the extravagance of his compliments’
excessiveness, exaggeration, exaggeratedness, unreservedness, outrageousness, immoderation
preposterousness, absurdity, irrationality, recklessness, wildness
excess, overkill, lack of reserve, lack of restraint
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