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- adv. With lavish expenditure or behaviour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an extravagant manner; wildly; excessively; profusely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an extravagant manner; unreasonably; absurdly; excessively; with unjustifiable profuseness: as, to act, dress, or live extravagantly; to be extravagantly fond of pleasure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a rich and lavish manner
- adv. in a wasteful manner
- adv. in an abundant manner
Spending extravagantly is still being extravagant.
This is a flagrant misconception to be found in extravagantly chauvinistic history books.
Like Joan Crawford embossed in eternal close-up with a paralyzed expression extravagantly imprinted on her puss, Streisand never looked more invincible than when feigning vulnerability for the camera; the scary determination behind the needy exterior is part of what makes them such beloved gorgons.
Zola Jesus, aka extravagantly attired Goth Nika Roza Danilova, makes a belated
"I don't believe you have a bit of conscience," said Margaret to Carmen one Sunday, as they walked home from morning service, when Margaret had responded "extravagantly," as Carmen said, to an appeal for the mission among the city pagans.
The freedom to play so 'extravagantly' has come from knowing there is a life after cricket, whether it be in design, technical analysis or writing.
-- The former chief executive at Louisiana's last-resort insurance company is accused of "extravagantly" overspending the firm's money on personal expenses.
By now, almost all of us understand that these extravagantly well-off Americans refuse to be taxed at levels they paid without vocal protest a decade ago.
"The Beginning of the Great Revival," released last month, is an extravagantly produced state-sponsored propaganda movie, which cost $12 million to make, a fortune by Chinese standards.
The partners set up an array of separate companies and used them to bill themselves extravagantly for work supposedly done on the picture.
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