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Sample sentences for the GRE study word profligacy

profligacy can be used as a
profligacy can be used as a adj
profligacy can be used as a noun

1.What about the profligate Ernes. - from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
2.We both know that he has been profligate in every sense of the word that he has neither integrity nor honour that he is as false and deceitful as he is insinuating.. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
3.He proposed to call witnesses to show how the prisoner, a profligate and spendthrift, had been at the end of his financial tether, and had also been carrying on an intrigue with a certain Mrs. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
4."Yes, I never thought of it, but I have led a contemptible and profligate life, though I did not like it and did not want to," thought Pierre. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5.How have you used it What have you done for your neighbor Have you ever thought of your tens of thousands of slaves Have you helped them physically and morally No You have profited by their toil to lead a profligate life. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
6.It was a thousand pities a young fellow, blessed with an allowance of brains as his neighbour obviously was, should waste his valuable time with profligate women who might present him with a nice dose to last him his lifetime. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.If he must dispense his balm of Gilead in nostrums and apothegms of dubious taste to restore to health a generation of unfledged profligates let his practice consist better with the doctrines that now engross him. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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