Sentence Examples


  • The above remarks are an attempt to correct extravagance in either direction.
  • The dissipation and extravagance of his youth exceeded all limits and surprised his contemporaries.
  • Licentiousness, extravagance and an utter disregard for human life were his weak points, but he was loyal, generous and magnanimous.
  • 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).
  • By his extravagance the king exhausted the treasure amassed by his father, burdened his country with heavy taxes, and reduced its finances to chaos.