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extravagate

[ ik-strav-uh-geyt ]

verb (used without object)

, Archaic.
, ex·trav·a·gat·ed, ex·trav·a·gat·ing.
  1. to wander beyond bounds; roam at will; stray.
  2. to go beyond the bounds of propriety or reason.


extravagate

/ ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt /

verb

  1. to exceed normal limits or propriety
  2. to roam at will


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Derived Forms

  • exˌtravaˈgation, noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of extravagate1

1590–1600; < Medieval Latin extrāvagātus strayed, wandered away from, past participle of extrāvagārī. See extravagant, -ate 1
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Word History and Origins

Origin of extravagate1

C17: from Latin extravagārī; see extravagant

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