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extravagance

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1 the quality or fact of being free or wasteful in the expenditure of money
  • Hollywood stars are famous for the extravagance of their parties

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2 an instance of spending money or resources without care or restraint
  • the purchase of a fur coat was simply the latest of his wife's extravagances

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The first known use of extravagance was in 1640

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“Extravagance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extravagance. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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