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profligate
used in War and Peace

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Definition
to spend money recklessly or wastefully; or a person who does so regularly
  • You have profited by their toil to lead a profligate life.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (9% in)
  • "Yes, I never thought of it, but I have led a contemptible and profligate life, though I did not like it and did not want to," thought Pierre.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (9% in)
  • But at the same time just this aim demands the greatest efforts of us; and so, led astray by pride, losing sight of this aim, we occupy ourselves either with the mystery which in our impurity we are unworthy to receive, or seek the reformation of the human race while ourselves setting an example of baseness and profligacy.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (29% in)
  • ...of a terrible attack of angina pectoris, but in intimate circles details were mentioned of how the private physician of the Queen of Spain had prescribed small doses of a certain drug to produce a certain effect; but Helene, tortured by the fact that the old count suspected her and that her husband to whom she had written (that wretched, profligate Pierre) had not replied, had suddenly taken a very large dose of the drug, and had died in agony before assistance could be rendered her.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (8% in)

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