(n.) A wandering beyond proper limits; an excursion or sally from the usual way, course, or limit.
(n.) The state of being extravagant, wild, or prodigal beyond bounds of propriety or duty; want of moderation; excess; especially, undue expenditure of money; vaid and superfluous expense; prodigality; as, extravagance of anger, love, expression, imagination, demands.
(1) Such extravagant claims will be familiar to the scheme's architect, Richard Rogers, whose designs for the office development beside St Paul's Cathedral in the 1980s were torpedoed when Charles implied in a public speech that the plans were more offensive than the rubble left by the Luftwaffe during the blitz.
(2) I want to pick them by the armful and fill the house with their extravagance and glamour.
(3) While his more eminent predecessors, Gerald Durrell and John Aspinall, established that displaying wild creatures may occasionally be compatible with respect for them, zoos around the world have also sanitised – with extravagant claims about conservation, breeding programmes and species reintroduction – the essentially unchanged business of showing caged animals for cash.
(4) There is the rigorously landscaped swimming pool complex designed by a young (now disbanded) practice called Paisajes Emergentes, and the extravagantly roofed sports arena designed by Mazzanti, again, and Felipe Mesa.
(5) Apparently the sea wall is a favourite base for extravagant jumps into the water, but not at low tide.
(6) The author contrasts the creative urbane Goethe with the unempathic, self-absorbed, and extravagant Goethe.
(7) After years of on-and-off e-dating, in which I've met 150-200 women, fallen in love with one and invented extravagant excuses to extricate myself from awkward encounters with countless others, you might think I'd be tired of it all.
(8) He also sometimes falls, as in his account of Frederick Valk’s Othello, into extravagant hyperbole.
(9) The Candy brothers, the property duo behind the scheme, like to claim that the address sits at a sort of super-rich intersection – turn one way, and you look down Sloane Street, Europe's most extravagant shopping street.
(10) It will be Australian consumers who’ll pay extra to make sure that Tony Abbott can deliver this paid parental leave scheme which not only do I think is extravagant, I can tell you most of his own members seem to think is extravagant.” Abbott has been forced to defend his scheme multiple times since announcing the policy in 2010 and responded to reports in February the Commission of Audit had found it too expensive.
(11) I like a big, extravagant frock, but I wanted to feel like me.
(12) Mrs Tsvangirai was widely respected in Zimbabwe as the antithesis of President Robert Mugabe's extravagant and free-spending wife, Grace, who showed little concern for the plight of the many hungry and poor in her country.
(13) The booming Bollywood music beckoned a stream of families, wearing ornate saris and sharp kurtas, fragrant plates of samosa chaat in hand, toward the stage, replete with an extravagant display of lights and visuals.
(14) There is a small, but significant, increase in frequency during hypercapnia in vagotomized, anesthetized animals, indicating involvement of an extravagal mechanism in the response.
(15) She told Murdoch's biographer , Michael Wolff, that Murdoch was worried about the extravagance of buying a new yacht.
(16) Fleming was intrigued by Engelhard's extravagant lifestyle and when he wrote Goldfinger , published in 1959, he based its eponymous villain on him.
(17) Antony and Cleopatra is in many ways a reflection of Jacobean court extravagance and decadence.
(18) It would honour the record of CND and scrap Trident missiles, submarines, aircraft carriers, manned fighters and the extravagant paraphernalia of the arms lobby.
(19) Up close, even the supposedly most extravagant new BBC properties are less lavish than you might think.
(20) The temporal rearrangements of the respiratory cycle seem to be due to the vagal effects, while the extravagal influences, probably the reflexes from the stretch receptors of intercostal muscles, are responsible for changes of the volume component in the relations characterizing the mechanism of cessation of inspiration.
(n.) A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality.
(n.) Success and advance in the acquisition of property; increase of worldly goods; gain; prosperity.
(n.) Vigorous growth, as of a plant.
(n.) One of several species of flowering plants of the genera Statice and Armeria.
(1) Since when did thrift become so synonymous with the middle classes?
(2) Pledging to replace "Labour's spendaholic government with a new government of thrift", he said: "With a Conservative government, if ministers want to impress the boss, they'll have to make their budgets smaller, not bigger.
(3) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won best new artist and received three awards in the rap field before the show began with best rap album for The Heist and best rap performance and best rap song for Thrift Shop.
(4) Bovine viral diarrhea virus was believed to be the cause of ill-thrift since birth, resulting in death of a Holstein calf.
(5) As he reminded us, "Keynes talked about a ' paradox of thrift ': everyone and every country being individually wise but collectively foolish – leading to a downward spiral."
(6) However, studies on the aetiology of ill-thrift in young sheep indicate that arthropod-borne anaemia-producing pathogens are an important contributing factor, which cannot readily be diagnosed and controlled.
(7) Very few would argue with advising consolidation and thrift to an individual trying to bring debt under control.
(8) Festival curator Wayne Hemingway says thrift is not about buying more stuff for less, but about consuming more intelligently, reusing, recycling and thinking creatively about the way we live and consume.
(9) Savings are generally seen as benign and the result of virtue and thrift, but they are dangerous when handed to investment managers under pressure to produce high returns.
(10) Many of the new Thatcher-era first-time buyers gained their ownership through the right to buy scheme, giving council tenants the right, for the first time, to buy their homes at a hefty discount – about which Thatcher had initial reservations, due to her instinctive thrift.
(11) 2) At school the kids wore hippy dresses from thrift stores, and people made their own clothes.
(12) Two Parisian dudes who've just given us a lesson in the art of pool slides and thrift shopping.
(13) As a little girl, she'd visit thrift shops with her mother for outfits and back at home she amassed a suitcase of prom dresses.
(14) I pondered this as I sat in my regrettably pricey train seat on the way to the UK's first Festival of Thrift last weekend, held in Darlington.
(15) The Tory leader hammered away at the need for government to deliver "more for less", for "a government of thrift" and for "big changes for government and the role of the state".
(16) It's between Blurred Lines, Get Lucky, Thrift Shop, Diamonds and Locked Out Of Heaven.
(17) E. ovis, either alone or in combination with one or more of these parasites, caused a severe prolonged anaemia accompanied by the development of ill-thrift.
(18) However, in heavily infected flocks, economically significant disease does occur, mainly apparent as ill-thrift and chronic respiratory disease (maedi) in older ewes and as an indurative mastitis, which can result in delayed weight gain of suckled lambs.
(19) Antibiotic-resistant STIs are a way to remind ourselves of the dignity of the NHS project, its elegant combination of generosity, ambition and meaningful thrift, investing in a population because they’re worth it, whatever they’ve been up to.
(20) They are often reluctant to use taxis when accessible public transport isn't available, ending up home and alone, because of long-learned lessons about thrift.