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prodigal
used in As You Like It

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Definition
recklessly wasteful

or more rarely:

abundant (extravagant in amount)

or more rarely still:

long absent (someone who has been away a long time)
  • What prodigal portion have I spent that I should come to such penury?

    (editor's note:  Penury is a synonym for poverty.)
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — An Orchard near OLIVER'S house (24% in)
prodigal = recklessly wasteful; or extravagant in amount
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