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Northanger Abbey, after all, parodies the tropes and excesses of sentimental Gothic novels.

People believe that the financial sector has been allowed to return to its pre-bust excesses.

Even without the excesses of the film festival, Cannes is a little nutty.

Life along the Armistice line showcases some of the worst excesses of both sides.

The New Deal and its excesses proved to be a flashpoint for ideological debates that occasionally came unhinged.

Your Majesty will then know the evil and the good men, and the excesses of many, and mine.

M. de Bargeton had been of good physique, but "injured by youthful excesses."

I suffered at the thought of the injury to so frail a constitution which must come from daily excesses like this.

I had heard that these excesses were sometimes committed, but I had formed no idea of the terrible reality.

The society into which he went was disposed to be exceedingly lenient to fashionable excesses.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to excesses, such as: glut, waste, exuberance, surplus, profusion, and exorbitance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.