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prodigal
used in Candide

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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)
  • He can afford to be witty ... prodigally, without saving, because he knows there is more wit where that came from.
    Introduction (63% in)
prodigally = extravagantly (or wastefully)
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