Extravagantly vs Waster - What's the difference?

extravagantly | waster |


As a adverb extravagantly

is with lavish expenditure or behaviour.

As a noun waster is

someone or something that wastes; someone who squanders or spends extravagantly or waster can be (obsolete) a kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil.

extravagantly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • With lavish expenditure or behaviour.
  • waster

    English

    Etymology 1

    Partly from (etyl) wastere, wastour, partly from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone or something that wastes; someone who squanders or spends extravagantly.
  • (dialectal) An imperfection in the wick of a candle, causing it to waste.
  • Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * time-waster

    Etymology 2

    Origin unknown.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, chiefly, fencing) A kind of cudgel; also, a blunt-edged sword used as a foil.
  • *, II.3.6:
  • Or, as they that play at wasters exercise themselves by a few cudgels how to avoid an enemy's blows, let us arm ourselves against all such violent incursions which may invade our minds.

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