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 for extravagant
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extravagant \Ex*trav"a*gant\, a. [F. extravagant, fr. L. extra
     on the outside + vagans, -antis, p. pr. of vagari to wander,
     from vagus wandering, vague. See Vague.]
     1. Wandering beyond one's bounds; roving; hence, foreign.
        [Obs.]
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              The extravagant and erring spirit hies
              To his confine.                       --Shak.
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     2. Exceeding due bounds; wild; excessive; unrestrained; as,
        extravagant acts, wishes, praise, abuse.
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              There appears something nobly wild and extravagant
              in great natural geniuses.            --Addison.
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     3. Profuse in expenditure; prodigal; wasteful; as, an
        extravagant man. "Extravagant expense." --Bancroft.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Extravagant \Ex*trav"a*gant\, n.
     1. One who is confined to no general rule. --L'Estrange.
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     2. pl. (Eccl. Hist.) Certain constitutions or decretal
        epistles, not at first included with others, but
        subsequently made a part of the canon law.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  extravagant
      adj 1: unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings;
             "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments";
             "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed" [syn:
             excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening]
      2: recklessly wasteful; "prodigal in their expenditures" [syn:
         extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  321 Moby Thesaurus words for "extravagant":
     Babylonian, Corinthian, Gothic, a bit much, abandoned, abounding,
     absurd, abundant, acute, affluent, aggrandized, all-sufficing,
     ample, amplified, aplenty, awe-inspiring, awful, ballyhooed,
     barbaric, baroque, beyond belief, bibulous, big, bigoted, bizarre,
     blatant, bombastic, bottomless, boundless, bounteous, bountiful,
     brain-born, brazen, brazenfaced, cockamamie, colorful, copious,
     costly, crapulent, crapulous, crazy, crude, cutthroat, cutting,
     dear, deluxe, diffuse, diffusive, disproportionate, dissipative,
     dizzy, drastic, dream-built, easy come, easy go, effuse, effusive,
     egregious, elaborate, elegant, enormous, epidemic, exacting,
     exaggerated, excessive, exhaustless, exorbitant, expensive,
     extortionate, extreme, extremist, exuberant, fabulous, fanatic,
     fanciful, fancy, fancy-born, fancy-built, fancy-woven, fantasque,
     fantastic, fat, fecund, fertile, fierce, fine, flagrant,
     flamboyant, flaring, flashy, flaunting, florid, flush, foolish,
     formless, full, furious, galore, garish, gassy, gaudy, generous,
     gigantic, glaring, glorious, gluttonous, gorgeous, gouging, grand,
     grandiloquent, grandiose, great, grossly overpriced, grotesque,
     gushing, gushy, haggard, high, high-flown, high-sounding,
     high-swelling, highfalutin, highfaluting, hyperbolic,
     hypertrophied, immoderate, implausible, imposing, impractical,
     impressive, improvident, in plenty, in quantity, incontinent,
     incredible, indulgent, inexhaustible, inflated, inflationary,
     inordinate, intemperate, intense, irrational, laughable, lavish,
     liberal, loud, ludicrous, lurid, luxuriant, luxurious, maggoty,
     magnificent, magnified, majestic, many, maximal, meretricious,
     monstrous, much, noble, nonsensical, notional, numerous, obtrusive,
     opulent, ornate, ostentatious, out of bounds, out of sight,
     outlandish, outrageous, outre, overbig, overdeveloped, overdone,
     overdrawn, overemphasized, overemphatic, overenthusiastic,
     overestimated, overflowing, overgenerous, overgreat, overgrown,
     overindulgent, overindulging, overlarge, overlavish, overliberal,
     overmuch, overpraised, overpriced, overreligious, oversold,
     overstated, overstressed, overweening, overwrought, overzealous,
     palatial, penny-wise and pound-foolish, perfervid, piercing,
     plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, pleonastic, plush,
     poppycockish, posh, pound-foolish, preposterous, pretentious,
     prevailing, prevalent, princely, prodigal, productive, profligate,
     profuse, profusive, prohibitive, prolific, proud, puffed, rabid,
     rampant, reckless, redundant, reiterative, repetitive, replete,
     rich, ridiculous, rife, rigorous, riotous, ritzy, rococo, rough,
     running over, screaming, self-indulgent, sensational, severe,
     shameless, sharp, showy, silly, skyrocketing, spectacular,
     spendthrift, spiraling, splendacious, splendid, splendiferous,
     splitting, stately, steep, stiff, stretched, sumptuous,
     superabundant, superb, superfancy, superfine, superlative, swank,
     swanky, swell, swinish, swollen, tall, tautologous, tawdry,
     teeming, too much, tough, touted, towering, ultrazealous,
     unbalanced, unbridled, unconscionable, unconstrained, uncontrolled,
     undeserved, undisciplined, undue, unfrugal, unjustifiable,
     unjustified, unlimited, unmeasurable, unmeasured, unreasonable,
     unrestrained, unthrifty, unwarranted, usurious, vehement, venomous,
     violent, virulent, vulgar, wasteful, wealthy, weird, well-found,
     well-furnished, well-provided, well-stocked, whimsical, wholesale,
     wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, windy, zealotic
  
  

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