Sentence Examples


  • The above remarks are an attempt to correct extravagance in either direction.
  • Impoverished by these different causes, as well as by prodigal extravagance in interior expenditure, by shameless venality among the ruling classes, and by continual wars, of which the cost, whether they were successful or not, was enormous, the public treasury was frequently empty.
  • Licentiousness, extravagance and an utter disregard for human life were his weak points, but he was loyal, generous and magnanimous.
  • The excitement, extravagance and waste.
  • The dissipation and extravagance of his youth exceeded all limits and surprised his contemporaries.