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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dissolute way.

Usage examples (34)
  • The lady had been moving money around and spending it profligately.
  • We use oil profligately; we should certainly be able to do very much better.
  • We have profligately used up a lot of those assets and lived well in the process.
  • Will the gargantuan federal budget, then, be even more profligately managed in the years to come? for more
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