prodigal

prodigal [ PROD-i-guh’ l ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) extravagance, a wasteful luxuriant or spendthrift
2. (adj.) extravagant, wasteful or lavish
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The prodigal heir to the Duchy of Brentword was famous for his debts.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Now the folks from whom we borrowed to buy all that oil and all those cars, electronics and clothes are coming to buy the country we inherited. We are prodigal sons, and the day of reckoning approaches.
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