extravagate

extravagate

[ik-strav-uh-geyt]
verb (used without object), extravagated, extravagating. Archaic.
1.
to wander beyond bounds; roam at will; stray.
2.
to go beyond the bounds of propriety or reason.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Medieval Latin extrāvagātus strayed, wandered away from, past participle of extrāvagārī. See extravagant, -ate1

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extravagate (ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to exceed normal limits or propriety
2.  to roam at will
 
[C17: from Latin extravagārī; see extravagant]
 
extrava'gation
 
n

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