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prodigals

noun
plural of prodigal

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someone who spends money freely or foolishly
  • the million-dollar lottery winner was such a prodigal that his windfall was exhausted after only a few years

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“Prodigals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prodigals. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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