extravagate

verb
ex·​trav·​a·​gate | \ ik-ˈstra-və-ˌgāt How to pronounce extravagate (audio) \
extravagated; extravagating

Definition of extravagate

intransitive verb

archaic
: to go beyond proper limits

First Known Use of extravagate

circa 1755, in the meaning defined above

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