Thesaurus / prodigality

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He soon became famous at court for his prodigality and dissolute manners.

He entertained in baronial style, but without ostentation or prodigality, and on old-fashioned dishes.

He has the crime of prodigality, and the wretchedness of parsimony.

Life of JohnsonJames Boswell

Something of its prodigality of resources became set forth to the world.

The Columbia RiverWilliam Denison Lyman

He marvelled at the prodigality that Nature had displayed—at the treasures she had squandered to accomplish her purpose!

Love's PilgrimageUpton Sinclair

His prodigality was not of that purely egotistical description most commonly found in spendthrifts of his class.

Supplies of this kind however were utterly insufficient to defray the cost of the king's prodigality.

He was a great admirer of Herbert Spencer, whose "prodigality of original thought" astonished him.

Darwin and Modern ScienceA.C. Seward and Others

The prodigality of the rich appeals to us for quite other reasons than does the prodigality of the prodigal.

His money gone, he was made treasurer of the troupe his prodigality had ruined.

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