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extravagant

adjective
 
 
/ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡənt/
spending too much money, or using too much of something
奢侈的,铺张的;浪费的
the extravagant lifestyle of a movie star
影星奢华的生活方式
That was very extravagant of you to buy strawberries out of season.
在不当时令的季节买草莓,你也太奢侈了。
He rarely used taxis, which he regarded as extravagant.
他很少坐出租车,他认为这是一种奢侈行为。
the extravagant use of packaging on many products
许多产品的过度包装
Uncontrolled
extreme and unreasonable
过度的;不切实际的
The product does not live up to the extravagant claims of the advertisers.
这种产品根本就没有广告商们吹嘘的那样好。
Unsuitable and unacceptable
extravagantly
 
 
/ɪkˈstræv.ə.ɡənt.li/ adverb
Uncontrolled
(Definition of extravagant from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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