prodigality


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the trait of spending extravagantly

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The sources said that the main reason of the financial crunch of the university is the prodigality of the management.
It is worse because there is almost nothing to show for this prodigality. Statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics, NEITI, Debt Management Office and the Accountant General of the Federation said the state may be the first in total debt profiles of states government in Nigeria.
Distinguish patients who have a chronic, ongoing preoccupation with shopping from those who exhibit intermittent periods of excessive shopping and prodigality, which usually are associated with other manic symptoms.
When the US president says he is aware that Qatar has been financing terror, it also means that previous US administrations have turned a blind eye to Qatar's prodigality. As part of the current US administration's efforts to step up the anti-terror drive, it has looked at seriously blocking the funding sources.
In addition there is no waste or prodigality of chemicals and no expensive disposal is required since the contents of the liquor tank can be used almost completely.
But in the end he has to find a place for the fulcrum and lever of faith which he locates in "joy in reality's abundance and prodigality, in its atomic detail and essential indestructibility." God, he says, "is this ever-perfecting process" (Deus sive natura?).
While the members of the "ummah" (the Islamic community), a term frequently abused by this mentality, suffer from huge problems and excessive poverty, the exploiters of the ummah exhibit a never-before-seen prodigality and the most disgraceful form of pomp and luxury.
In sections on ontological parsimony, objecthood prodigality, and modes of being, they grapple with such topics as Kotarbinski's strong minimalist ontology, objects as posits from a phenomenological point of view, Meinong and early Husserl on objects and states of affairs, Husserl's way out of Frege's jungle, and Nicolai Harmann's theory of levels of reality.
Optimistically, although we have lost thousands of our own brothers and sisters, uncles, mothers, grandfathers, etc, in this baseless and needless conflict, we can still in effect forgive each other's prodigality and embrace oneness in the spirit of heavenly reconciliation.
As it is, the mainly white Democratic Alliance (DA) is attracting an increasing membership of more highly educated black voters despairing of the current ANC leadership's prodigality despite promises by party high-ups to rein in spendthrift MPs and senior bureaucrats.
As Revill warns, however, this does not mean that we have finally found solutions for the rampant prodigality of human movement consuming the ecosystem's finite resources.
Wilson makes it clear, however, that Brady's own prodigality, a lifelong trait, was the real cause of his declining fortunes.
Elusivity and Prodigality are becoming well-handicapped animals, but it could pay to side with last year's winner Doc Hay after trickling his way down to a mark of 100.
It's a race to have multiple picks in and the Spider likes the look of longshots MONSIEUR CHEVALIER, PRODIGALITY and OUR JONATHAN - as the combined pools could reach the PS250,000 mark and a place dividend could be as big as last week's PS1,000-plus payout.
2.40 Doncaster Sporting (50:30:20:10) 7-9 Bogart, Steps, Doc Hay, 6-8 Elusivity, 5-7 Magical Macey, Confessional, Ajjaadd, Barnet Fair, Burwaaz, 4-6 Definightly, El Viento, Racy, Our Jonathan, 3-5 Zero Money, Prodigality, Ancient Cross, Addictive Dream, 2-4 Secret Witness, Monsieur Chevalier, Angels Will Fall, Inxile, Doctor Parkes.