[ik-strav-uh-gan-zuh] /ɪkˌstræv əˈgæn zə/
a musical or dramatic composition or production, as comic opera or musical comedy, marked by a loose structure, a frivolous theme, and elaborate costuming and staging.
any lavish or opulent show, event, assemblage, etc.:
an extravaganza of new housewares on the twelfth floor.
an elaborately staged and costumed light entertainment
any lavish or fanciful display, literary or other composition, etc
1754, with reference to peculiar behavior, 1794 of a fantastic type of performance or writing, from Italian extravaganza, literally “an extravagance,” from estravagante, from Medieval Latin extravagantem (see extravagant).
[ik-strav-uh-geyt] /ɪkˈstræv əˌgeɪt/ 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. /ɪkˈstrævəˌɡeɪt/ verb (intransitive) (archaic) 1. to exceed normal limits or propriety 2. to roam at will
[ek-struh-vaj-uh-nl] /ˌɛk strəˈvædʒ ə nl/ adjective 1. Botany. developing outside the sheath, as the young shoots of certain grasses. 2. Anatomy. located outside the vagina.
[ik-strav-uh-seyt] /ɪkˈstræv əˌseɪt/ verb (used with object), extravasated, extravasating. 1. Pathology. to force out from the proper vessels, as blood, especially so as to diffuse through the surrounding tissues. 2. Geology. to pour forth, as lava, from a subterranean source in a molten state. verb (used without object), extravasated, extravasating. 3. Pathology. to be extravasated, […]
[ik-strav-uh-sey-shuh n] /ɪkˌstræv əˈseɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the matter . /ɪkˌstrævəˈseɪʃən/ noun 1. the escape of blood or lymph from their proper vessels into surrounding tissues Compare intravasation n. 1670s, from Latin extra “outside” (see extra-) + form derived from vas “vessel.” Related: Extravasate (1660s).