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But meanwhile they enjoyed themselves with the reckless prodigality possible only to such men.
Remain faithful to your vow of poverty, you who were given to prodigality and magnificence!
We expected a certain amount of sultriness, but not in such lavish prodigality as it was delivered.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
By 1773 the prodigality of government raised the national expenditure far above the revenue.
France was almost bankrupt, ruined by the prodigality of her two last kings and their neglect of their duties to their people.
His charity was only another form of prodigality, He was a gambler, too.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
The prodigality of a Polish feast exceeds all comprehension.
Nor did Henry retain all the spoils himself: he gave away the abbey lands with a prodigality equal to his rapacity.
Economy without penuriousness, liberality without prodigality!
This prodigality so alarmed the Cardinal that it was thought to have hastened his end; eight days later he died.

WORDS RELATED TO PRODIGALITY

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