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extravagant

adjective  /ɪkˈstræv·ə·ɡənt/ us  

extravagant adjective (EXPENSIVE)

more expensive than is necessary or reasonable, or having the characteristics of being expensive: Company executives enjoyed an extravagant lifestyle. Top athletes are showered with extravagant gifts.

extravagant adjective (UNREASONABLE)

beyond any reasonable expectation: Parents who have extravagant hopes for their children are bound to be disappointed.
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