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profligate
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Ulysses
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  • If he must dispense his balm of Gilead in nostrums and apothegms of dubious taste to restore to health a generation of unfledged profligates let his practice consist better with the doctrines that now engross him.
  • It was a thousand pities a young fellow, blessed with an allowance of brains as his neighbour obviously was, should waste his valuable time with profligate women who might present him with a nice dose to last him his lifetime.

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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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