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Synonyms for extravagance

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something costly and unnecessary

Synonyms for extravagance

the quality of exceeding the appropriate limits of decorum or probability or truth

the trait of spending extravagantly

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But nothing brings home the frivolous extravagance rampant at the Department of Water and Power like the annual $28,000 it shells out to maintain a department choir.
But rather than making an honest effort to cut unnecessary spending and reduce costs, DWP officials have continued their free-spending ways by giving huge pay raises to workers, who already have inflated paychecks, and throwing away millions on grants, sponsorships and public relations manipulators - to name a few of the extravagances.
To me, it's so obvious what needs to be done, that it will compel me to vote for the only party who have consistently opposed such disgracefully wicked extravagances, and put that money into far more worthwhile projects.
For dessert ($10 each), Michelle Myers puts forth such welcome sweet extravagances as curlicue chocolate beignets with spicy roasted pineapples and an oval of pina colada sorbet or a hand-pulled, delicious strudel joined by French sour cherries and black beer ice cream.
They also claimed Baca mismanaged his budget and wasted money on extravagances like a $2.
They claim Baca has mismanaged his budget with extravagances like a $2.
Baca's challengers have criticized their boss for running his budget millions in the red; spending money on extravagances like a $2.
Patrick Gomez, are making their bid for their boss's job in part by charging that he has mismanaged his budget, wasted money on extravagances and ignored the needs of his deputies on the streets and in the jails.
Patrick Gomez, are making their bid for their boss's job in part by claiming he has mismanaged his budget, wasted money on extravagances and ignored the needs of his deputies on the streets and in the jails.