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Synonyms for prodigal

Synonyms for prodigal

characterized by excessive or imprudent spending

given to or marked by unrestrained abundance

a person who spends money or resources wastefully

Synonyms for prodigal

a recklessly extravagant consumer

recklessly wasteful

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The final chapter, "Developments in Comedy," shows how comic plots (in How a Man May Choose a Good Wife from a Bad, The Fair Maid of Bristow, The London Prodigal, and the Honest Whore plays) revise the Griselda model to encompass a still-patient, but less passive wife equal in social status to her husband, a married man who needs (and gets) reforming, and sometimes a male rival.
One reason it speaks to us is that we desperately depend on having a God who is like the father of the prodigal son, a God who loves us despite our shortcomings and accepts us with open arms.
Delcorno investigates the relevance, function, and variety of interpretations of the parable of the prodigal son throughout the medieval period and up to the religious conflicts of the 16th century.
So I was delighted when prodigal son Michael Dawes 32, got his comeuppance this week.
Model Sam Reece launches his collection, while Love Island's Hannah Elizabeth will model for Mode Mwah and co-star Katie Salmon models for Prodigal Fox.
Sa kanya, sabi nya prodigal son daw nya ako, pero sa storya na yun, yung prodigal son na yun, bumait, bumalik,' he said.
com)-- Kellan Publishing will be releasing Billy and Joseph Pepitone's latest novel, the crime drama 'Gravedigger: Prodigal Son' on March 27th, 2016.
And they hope to win Geordie hearts with their gritty crime novel, The Prodigal.
The recent arrival into Juba of some of G-10 members, (now the G-5), has just added into the long list of Prodigal Sons--the folks who enjoy the livelihood of defections from one political camp into another.
Sam Keen and Gifford Keen; PRODIGAL FATHER WAYWARD SON; Divine Arts (Nonfiction: Family & Relationships) 16.
This article explores the reading of the Prodigal Son's self-talk though the lenses of a metacognitive-dialogical paradigm.
The recent synod on the family can be described as an attempt to make the Church present to those who, like the prodigal son, are mired in misery.
The musical is a modern version of the biblical parable of the prodigal son in a military setting - Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
As the name suggests the musical is a modern version of the Biblical parable of the prodigal son in a military setting - Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
In a way this inherent judgment reminds me of the parable of the prodigal son.