7. unusually, uncommonly, incredibly, unexpectedly, uncustomarily; exceptionally, markedly, notably, remarkably, strikingly,
extract, v. 1. get out by force, draw forth, draw out, pull out, pry out, drag out, take out; wrest, extort, extricate; remove, exact, eliminate; tear out, pluck out, wring from, wrench, root up, extirpate, deracinate, eradicate; distill, squeeze out, express, press out.
2. deduce, elicit, derive, obtain, get; evolve, evoke, bring forth.
3. excerpt, quote, cite, cull, glean. -n. 4. excerpt, quotation, quote, citation, selection, abstract; analect, clipping, cutting, note, minute.
5. distillation, distillate, concentrate, concentration, solution, Pharm. decoction; essence, quintessence,
extraction, n. 1. pulling out, drawing out, removal, elimination; extrication, eradication, extirpation, derac-ination.
2. ancestry, lineage, descent; parentage, family, genealogy; race, breed, stock, strain, blood, stirps, pedigree; origin, birth.
3. extract, distillate. See - extract (def. 5).
extraneous, adj. 1. extrinsic, external, adventitious, accidental, incidental, unessential; ulterior, outlying; outlandish, foreign, alien, strange, exotic.
2. irrelevant, immaterial, inapplicable, inapt, inapposite, inappropriate, impertinent, unrelated, unconnected, off the subject; nothing to do with it; superfluous, redundant, unnecessary, needless, nonessential, beside the point or mark, beside the question,
extraordinary, adj. 1. uncommon, unusual, rare, unique, exceptional, special, singular, signal, one of a kind; strange, curious, odd, peculiar, bizarre, abnormal, paranormal.
2. striking, remarkable, surprising, amazing, astonishing, extraordinaire; glorious, grand, sublime, miraculous, wondrous, sublime; impressive, breathtaking, fantastic, fabulous, Inf. unreal, Inf. far out, Inf. super, Sl. the greatest, Sl. too much.
3. unfamiliar, unheard of; unparalleled, unprecedented, unexpected, Sl. bang-up; unbelievable, preposterous, Inf. damnedest, Sl. hell of a; out of the way, unconventional, Inf. way out.
4. lofty, majestic, august, huge, vast, enormous; monstrous, grotesque, prodigious.
5. important, eminent, illustrious, famous, prominent, renowned; distinguished, noteworthy, noted, notable.
extravagance, n. 1. prodigality, lavishness, profligacy, wastefulness, recklessness, spendthrift ways, folly, excess, exorbitance.
2. excessiveness, immoderateness, unreasonableness, undueness, inordinateness; outrageousness, preposterousness, monstrousness; absurdity, flightiness, capriciousness, wildness, fantasy, Inf. craziness; superfluity, supererogation, oversufficiency, too much of a good thing, overkill, Inf. too much, Inf. over the top.
extravagant, adj. 1. excessive, extreme, inordinate, profuse; prodigal, improvident, wasteful, spendthrift, thriftless, penny wise and pound foolish; spending lavishly, squandering, unthrifty, imprudent.
2. unreasonable, outrageous, unrestrained, wild, immoderate, preposterous; irregular, foolish, flighty, impracticable, exceeding the bounds of reason, absurd, irrational.
3. exorbitant, expensive, overpriced, dear, high, costly, Inf. steep, Inf. stiff.
4. ethereal, fanciful, quixotic, romantic, imaginary, visionary; high-flown, fantastic, fabulous, legendary.
extravaganza, n. spectacle, spectacular, Inf. spec, pageant; production, exposition, review, stage show; panorama, glitter and tinsel, splurge, phantasmagoria, Inf. wild show, Inf. circus, Inf. three-ring circus, Inf.