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I should have made the dumplings with more fruit in them, master, only Letty cautioned me not to be extravagant with the plums.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Immediately Aguinaldo had fallen captive, all kinds of extravagant and erroneous versions were current as to how it had happened.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I thought the little fellow extravagant in his demands, but, rather than lose the chance, submitted.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
In their voyage up the river Niger, their description of the scenes is extravagant.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
In his dressing-room Diotti was besieged by hosts of people, congratulating him in extravagant terms.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The act vacating extravagant grants of land in New York confirmed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Seymour, exasperated by finding that no party was inclined to support his pretensions, spoke with extravagant violence.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They don't know when to stop talking about it, they really annoy one with extravagant praises of them.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
And then the young man is as inspired, and in impassioned, well-nigh extravagant language tells of his love for Mirèio.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The truth is that their pride had, as extravagant pride often has, a close affinity with meanness.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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