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prodigal
used in Henry VIII

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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)
  • My noble gossips, ye have been too prodigal.
    5.5 — Act 5 Scene 5 — The palace (25% in)
prodigal = recklessly extravagant in amount
There are no more uses of "prodigal" in Henry VIII.

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