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Pride and Prejudice
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profligate
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • The extravagance and general profligacy which he scrupled not to lay at Mr. Wickham’s charge, exceedingly shocked her; the more so, as she could bring no proof of its injustice.
  • We both know that he has been profligate in every sense of the word; that he has neither integrity nor honour; that he is as false and deceitful as he is insinuating.

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  • Years of falling revenues and profligate spending have left the state in a fiscal crisis.
  • a profligate and a drunkard

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