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spendthrift
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • How many proud painted dames would have fawned and smiled, and how many spendthrift blockheads done me lip-service to my face and cursed me in their hearts, while I turned that ten thousand pounds into twenty!

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  • She has a reputation as a spendthrift.
  • "You, my little countess, are a notorious spendthrift," said the count, and having kissed his wife’s hand he went back to his study.
    Tolstoy, Leo  --  War and Peace

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