A Word A Day : Extravagant
Word of 6th May 2007: A Word A Day-Extravagant
Extravagant ( Adjective )
tastes and habits explain why he is always in debt.Synonyms :
He is a spoiled son of a rich father, unreasonable
in demands and not amendable to argument.
Government is trying its best to economize on wasteful
expenditure in day-to-day administration.
love for money was brought him all these difficulties.
The old man consumed an immoderate
amount of wine and fell asleep, never to rise. Inordinate
delay in finalization of minor details can cause failure of the project.
He consumed his inherited wealth with too lavish
number of eggs laid by the fish ensures the survival of the species.
They gave profuse
thanks to the industrialist for his contribution to the orphanage.
He is bit worried about his spendthrift
brother who squanders a fortune on each dress.Antonyms:
The price of these shoes seems reasonable.
We must make judicious
use of our voting right.
The climate of Bombay is moderate
throughout the year.
The girl is very thrifty
, so many of her friends dislike her.
use of water and electricity is required to get rid of water and power crisis in the cities.Go to The A Word A Day IndexSynonyms and Antonyms Vocabulary|English Teacher|Etymology|Longest Word |Letter Writing Proverbs|Misspelled Words|ContractionsFrom A Word A Day-Extravagant to HOME PAGE