Sentence Examples

  • The above remarks are an attempt to correct extravagance in either direction.
  • Licentiousness, extravagance and an utter disregard for human life were his weak points, but he was loyal, generous and magnanimous.
  • The dissipation and extravagance of his youth exceeded all limits and surprised his contemporaries.
  • His administration of the war department during the Spanish-American War was severely criticized for extravagance in army contracts, for unpreparedness, and for general inefficiency, charges which he answered in his The Spanish-American War (1901).
  • Although the Great Council repeatedly protested against the king's misrule and extravagance, their remonstrances came to nothing for want of leaders and a clear-cut policy.

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