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given to extravagant expenditure; expending money or other things without necessity; recklessly or viciously profuse; lavish; wasteful; not frugal or economical; as, a prodigal man; the prodigal son; prodigal giving; prodigal expenses. In fighting fields [patriots] were prodigal of blood. (Dryden)

Synonym: profuse, lavish, extravagant, squandering, wasteful. See Profuse.

Origin: L. Prodigus, from prodigere to drive forth, to squander away; pro forward, forth _ agere to drive; cf. F. Prodigue. See Agent.

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... drop down cartoon curtain on one of my kid's favorite cartoons.....B Bro. is defective - Looking forward to the housecleaning myself and screw the prodigal son, cuz that metaphor still hasn't sunk in. I'm not that good at forgiving yet. Mm We are dupes people, and I think the whole world just about, ...

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