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{adj: abashed, chagrined, embarrassed} feeling or caused to feel uneasy and self-conscious
"felt abashed at the extravagant praise"
"chagrined at the poor sales of his book"
"was embarrassed by her child's tantrums"

{adj: excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening} unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
"extravagant praise"
"exuberant compliments"
"overweening ambition"
"overweening greed"

{adj: extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift} recklessly wasteful
"prodigal in their expenditures"

{adj: highflying} extravagant or ambitious or extreme in aims or opinions
"they did not understand what had happend at the once highflying company"

{adj: insincere} lacking sincerity
"a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"
"their praise was extravagant and insincere"
<-> sincere

{adv: outrageously, atrociously} to an extravagant or immoderate degree
"atrociously expensive"

{n: Brady, James Buchanan Brady, Diamond Jim Brady, Diamond Jim} United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)

{n: DeMille, Cecil B. DeMille, Cecil Blount DeMille} United States film maker remembered for his extravagant and spectacular epic productions (1881-1959)

{n: McPherson, Aimee Semple McPherson} United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944)

{n: Ziegfeld Follies} a series of extravagant revues produced by Flo Ziegfeld

{n: Ziegfeld, Flo Ziegfeld, Florenz Ziegfeld} United States theatrical producer noted for a series of extravagant revues known as the Ziegfeld Follies (1869-1932)

{n: exhibitionism} extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself

{n: expansiveness, expansivity} a quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand
"the expansiveness of their extravagant life style was soon curtailed"

{n: flamboyance, floridness, floridity, showiness} extravagant elaborateness
"he wrote with great flamboyance"

{n: heroics} ostentatious or vainglorious or extravagant or melodramatic conduct
"heroics are for those epic films they make in Hollywood"

{n: hyperbole, exaggeration} extravagant exaggeration

{n: infatuation} an object of extravagant short-lived passion

{n: infatuation} foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration

{n: melodrama} an extravagant comedy in which action is more salient than characterization

{n: prodigal, profligate, squanderer} a recklessly extravagant consumer

{n: sentimentality} extravagant or affected feeling or emotion

{n: spending spree} a brief period of extravagant spending

{n: vaunt} extravagant self-praise

{v: luxuriate, wanton} become extravagant ; indulge (oneself) luxuriously


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