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synonyms for extravagance

  • absurdity
  • exaggeration
  • excess
  • luxury
  • squandering
  • amenity
  • dissipation
  • exorbitance
  • expenditure
  • folly
  • frill
  • immoderation
  • improvidence
  • lavishness
  • outrageousness
  • overindulgence
  • prodigality
  • profligacy
  • profusion
  • recklessness
  • superfluity
  • unrestraint
  • wastefulness
  • wildness
  • icing on the cake
  • overdoing
  • overspending
  • preposterousness
  • squander
  • unreasonableness
  • unthrift
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antonyms for extravagance

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  • economy
  • frugality
  • moderation
  • providence
  • saving
  • thrift
  • thriftiness
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How to use extravagance in a sentence

Around the course, old signals of extravagance have returned in near-full bloom.
AT A BREEZY PGA, NORMALCY BECKONED — IN THE GALLERIES, IF NOT THE TOP OF THE LEADER BOARDCHUCK CULPEPPERMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most of the sculptures in this selection are busts, limited to shoulders, heads and extravagances of curly hair.
IN THE GALLERIES: ACRONYMS AS CONTENT ENCODE A POWERFUL COMMENTARYMARK JENKINSAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To talk to the executive is to experience a keenly nuanced understanding of the business, but rare bursts of extravagance or departures from the message.
CINEMARK IS AMC’S MORE RESTRAINED COMPETITOR. IT’S IN A MUCH BETTER POSITION FOR THE COMING MOVIE-THEATER REOPENING.STEVEN ZEITCHIKMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The room was prettily furnished, and Georgie had often accused herself of extravagance.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
What reliance could repose upon a house, divided against itself—not safe from the extravagance and pillage of its own members?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
This is one of the truths which sloth, rapacity and extravagance are slow to learn, yet which they cannot safely ignore.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I doubt,” she answered, with the instinct of extravagance that annoyed Hubert, “I doubt if I know anything else.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
But there was in general nothing Oriental about him, no assumption of barbaric pompousness, no extravagance of bearing.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
The Dukes set an example of extravagance which was followed by the Barons who surrounded them, and also by the rich bourgeois.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
Though she is the third richest ruler in Europe, she refuses to indulge in any foolish extravagance.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTRAVAGANCE

  • advantage
  • betterment
  • comfort
  • convenience
  • enhancement
  • enrichment
  • excellence
  • extravagance
  • facility
  • frill
  • improvement
  • luxury
  • merit
  • quality
  • service
  • superfluity
  • virtue
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