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profligate
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Crime and Punishment
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profligate
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Crime and Punishment
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  • She was a sensible woman and so she could not help looking upon me as a dissolute profligate incapable of real love.
  • No doubt it is a pleasure for a worn-out profligate to describe such adventures with a monstrous project of the same sort in his mind—especially under such circumstances and to such a man as me….

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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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