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  • n  the trait of spending extravagantly
  • n  dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

  • We passionately golfed and occasionally visited Neiman Marcus, the Dallas clothier that taught the South how to wear Versace and an air of profligacy.
  • At Keller's, a popular Modesto housewares store, the end of profligacy is shockingly apparent to owners, Cherie and Joyce Keller.
  • The reckless profligacy of the privileged class can be explained in part by its humble origins.
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  • Soccer-Christodoulopoulos strikes earns Greece victory over Lithuania
    Vilnius, June 7 (Reuters) - Lazaros Christodoulopoulos headed the only goal as Greece secured a well-deserved 1-0 victory over Lithuania on Friday in A World Cup qualifier which kept them in touch with Group G leaders Bosnia-Herzegovina. Fernando Santos's team went ahead in the 20th minute through Christodoulopoulos's strike and could have added to the scoreline but for profligacy at the LFF ...
    June 7, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Edward Leigh in Independent
    Edward Leigh, the PAC chairman, said: "It is impossible to believe the public are receiving anything like full value for money from this expenditure. In fact, a good proportion of it looks like sheer profligacy."
  • Pranab Mukherjee in Reuters India
    What is needed right now is the stimulus to the growth. But at the same time, we cannot lose our sight, that we cannot indulge in fiscal profligacy,Mukherjee told CNBC-TV 18 when asked if more stimulus measures were planned.
  • Vince Cable in Times Online
    Vince Cable, the Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman, said: "With 806 public sector employees taking home more than £180 million a year between them, it is clear that even in these difficult times, profligacy at the top of the public sector lives...

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