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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
verb tr., intr.: To spend lavishly or wastefully.
verb intr.: To make an ostentatious display.
noun: An extravagant or ostentatious display or expenditure.
Perhaps a blend of splash + surge, or maybe imitative. Earliest documented use: 1828.
“The singer had obviously splurged on the ab roller. Her stomach was flawless.”
Kylie Adams; Fly Me to the Moon; Kensington; 2001.
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