Tolstoy, to name one artist, managed to spin a decent yarn or two around the travails of the extravagantly wealthy.
Irwin appears to have spent his career championing ideas that were simultaneously perfectly logical and extravagantly bizarre.
Yet, they were extravagantly paid, as were the rest of the employees of the firm.
late 14c., from Medieval Latin extravagantem, originally a word in Canon Law for uncodified papal decrees, present participle of extravagari "wander outside or beyond," from Latin extra "outside of" (see extra-) + vagari "wander, roam" (see vague). Extended sense of "excessive, extreme" first recorded 1590s; that of "wasteful, lavish" 1711. Related: Extravagantly.