profligacy


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Synonyms for profligacy

Synonyms for profligacy

Synonyms for profligacy

the trait of spending extravagantly

dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure

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How much longer can such profligacy with its resulting trillion-dollar annual deficits continue?
It is not only the IMF that found profligacy during the Howard government, but also Lindsay Tanner, former Minister for Finance and Deregulation in 2007, in this video.
Should the state encourage more profligacy by the clubs by giving them even more money?
Sir Alex Ferguson was clearly not impressed though and his side were nearly made to pay the ultimate price for their profligacy when Michael Carrick bundled Danny Murphy over in the box a minute from time but 27-year-old referee Michael Oliver waved away the penalty claims.
Too much dilly-dallying cost Beck in another promising position, then the Silkmen almost paid for their profligacy in the 84th minute when Graham Evans' header looked a goal all the way but Adam McGee pulled off a fantastic save to secure a deserved away success.
Last night, he must have been in despair as Norwich took a leaf out of United's book by making the Merseysiders pay for their profligacy in front of goal.
Emma Boon of the Taxpayers Alliance said: "This is yet another example of BBC profligacy.
Watkins then made the Wildcats pay for their profligacy by crossing the whitewash on four occasions, while Danny Buderus added another score as Leeds made amends for their 30-16 loss to St Helens last week.
Now it is our job to get our liberal vision of fairness instilled in the cuts that were inevitable, given the profligacy of the Brown regime.
Specific topics include resilience amid turmoil in Canada, external shocks fading at different speeds, stronger policy frameworks, and prudent fiscal policies and some profligacy.
And Luiz Felipe Scolari's side were made to pay for their profligacy when defender Peter Clarke popped up inside the area to head in a long throw-in in the 90th minute.
The route to this profligacy was through imperial expansion, starting with the acquisition of the continental U.
Annually Americans log almost 3 trillion vehicular miles while burning about 170 billion gallons of fuel, covering a vast wasteland of energy profligacy.
When a contract allows producers to push costs onto buyers, it encourages profligacy and discourages innovation.
They have learned from the profligacy of the past, and have made common as many components as they feel are practical.