Sentence Examples


  • It was unlike him to buy something so extravagant when she would probably never have occasion to wear it again.
  • Sarah always asked about their daughters and sent extravagant gifts home.
  • His extravagant pretensions only served to excite ridicule.
  • Socialism was a more lasting phase, but her natural good sense revolted at the extravagant mummeries of Pere Enfantin and she declined the office of high priestess.
  • During the years 1880-1889, when the country enjoyed exceptional prosperity, the arrivals numbered 1,020,907 and the departures only 175,038, but in 1890-1899, a period of financial depression following the extravagant Celman administration, the arrivals were 928,865 and the departures 552,175.

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