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prodigal
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Middlemarch
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  • For my own part, I regretted your alliance with my brother-in-law’s family, which has always been of prodigal habits,
  • But he would never lose sight of her: he would watch over her—if he gave up everything else in life he would watch over her, and she should know that she had one slave in the world, Will had—to use Sir Thomas Browne’s phrase—a "passionate prodigality" of statement both to himself and others.

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  • The rainforest is filled with a prodigal variety of vegetation.
  • prodigal in their expenditures

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