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  • n. Plural form of extravagancy.


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  • I merely mention these 'extravagancies' to show that my dress was neither improper nor extraordinary. "

    The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion

  • Every century, indeed every decade of it, flaunts its own little extravagancies and aberrations from a reasonable human standard.

    Antiquarian Weird Tales: Walter de la Mare

  • They quote the celebrated passage of Cicero, who says that men, having exhausted all the mad extravagancies they are capable of, have yet never entertained the idea of eating the God whom they adore.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • But the Order of St. Francis has not suffered by them, having renounced these extravagancies so common to the barbarous ages.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • But, in the letter she wrote to me, there are yet greater extravagancies; and though I said it was too affecting to give thee

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • So that all your extravagancies have been supported gratis.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • He lived simply, without other extravagancies than a carriage by the year and a sumptuous apartment.


  • Parrot; extravagancies unworthy of an heroic poem, and would much better have become Ariosto, who professes le coglionerie.

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • The aunt stood wringing her hands in a kind of stupefaction of sorrow, but my friend acted all the extravagancies of affliction — He held the body in his arms, and poured forth such a lamentation, that one would have thought he had lost the most amiable consort and valuable companion upon earth.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The truth is, I believe his brain is a little disordered, and, he being a stranger, we overlook his extravagancies.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom


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