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.
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.
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.
The Apology is above all about money and slander--a balance sheet of her needs (a female flute player, a chemistry lab) against her thrift in the face of the profligacy of her own family members.
As a result, his ballets are found everywhere, and in this profligacy, the neoclassical style has proliferated and grown.
Still, it's not Miller's fault that the country is going broke, and he's right that Washington's profligacy is no excuse for solving problems.
The result of unrestrained profligacy can't be blamed on anyone else.