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profligate

adjective     /ˈprɒf.lɪ.ɡət/ US  /ˈprɑː.flɪ-/ formal
spending money in a way that wastes it and is not wise: She is well-known for her profligate spending habits.Wasting profligacy     /-ɡə.si/ noun [U] The profligacy of the West shocked him.Wasting
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