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extravagancy

[ik-strav-uh-guh n-see] /ɪkˈstræv ə gən si/
noun, plural extravagancies.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; extravag(ant) + -ancy
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  • No, sooth, sir: my determinate voyage is mere extravagancy.

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