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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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Marion Rust, Prodigal Daughters: Susanna Rowson's Early American Women, University of North Carolina Press, 2008, pp.
Ali Dwyer read the story of The Prodigal Son from Alan T Dale's New World and Jackie and Adrian Calverley read a comparison story of Prodigal Daughters which amused everyone.
These prodigal daughters and sons set sail for many reasons: better economic opportunities, to defend the New England Way against critics, to fight alongside Cromwell, and to feel, once again, the familiar comfort of home.
The "prodigal daughters" to whom Marion Rust's title refers are not just Susanna Rowson's protagonists, but the women in the early national period who violated social customs by seeking public voices, respectable work, and alternatives to a hierarchical marriage.
Harvey and Co.; Powell/Gitkind/Howard and Hensley, known as "Prodigal Daughters"; Polito Development Corp.; Alexander Aronson and Finning, Winn Wealth Management of Merrill Lynch; Michael Mathieu, Realtor; Middlesex Savings Bank; Belmont at the Willows; Fallon Community Health Plan; Dolan, Maloney and Melfa Insurance; Seder & Chandler; The Newcomers' Club; and Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital.