profligacy


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the trait of spending extravagantly

dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

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Missing eight players from the squad they took to France, and without Gareth McAuley for the final 65 minutes due to a first-half injury, Michael O'Neill's side struggled in the Baku heat and were thankful to the profligacy of Afran Ismayilov.
And Oran Kearney's men were left to rue their profligacy when the Swifts levelled 11 minutes from time, Hegarty forcing the ball home at a corner.
And their performance should have yielded at least a point in midweek as they dominated against high-flying Lincoln City at the Racecourse, yet paid the price for their profligacy as they crashed to a 2-1 loss.
Interviewed by the Voice of Lebanon radio station, the lawmaker dismissed the year 2015 as one of political profligacy par excellence.
Let us replace the culture of profligacy with a culture of sustainability, selfish interests with interests of mankind and superficial rhetoric with concrete actions, not for our sake but for the sake of posterity, President Ivanov said at the end of his speech.
It's a pity the bankers who blew most of our money aided by the bonfire of regulations under Thatcher and Reagan have never been obliged to do community service to witness the impact of their profligacy.
SIR - What has been uncovered in recent years within Pembrokeshire Council, and among its leaders, is a salutary lesson to all the people of Wales - unbridled profligacy.
Bradford went close to a third goal on several occasions and paid for this profligacy when O'Connor netted his penalty.
Mr Gove's profligacy on his pet ideological experiment is being called into question from his own MPs.
The hosts missed a flurry of chances in the first half and paid for their profligacy when Qatar took the lead in the 37th minute through Abdulqadir Ilyas's first international goal.
Rose punished the home team for their profligacy after 66 minutes when Currie got on the end of a delivery from Chris Gray to nod home the opener.
Somebody must be held to account for this profligacy.
Writing in left-wing New Statesman magazine Blair said: "The Conservative Party are back clothing themselves in fiscal responsibility buttressed by moves against 'benefit scroungers', immigrants squeezing out British workers and - of course - Labour profligacy.
Some good, though, has emerged from such profligacy as the League Managers Association have now adopted Villa as their official charity.
Although China is often referred to as the primary financier of America's continuing profligacy, that country's total holdings, some $1.