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Sample sentences for the GRE study word spendthrift

spendthrift can be used as a adj
spendthrift can be used as a noun

1.Fie, what a spendthrift is he of his tongu. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.And then this 'should' is like a spendthrift sigh. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Near Aldborough house Father Conmee thought of that spendthrift nobleman. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
4.Bought, did you say All these things Has my little spendthrift been wasting money agai. - from A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen
5.His father was a dissipated spendthrift of unspeakable morals his mother was a Scotch heiress, passionate and unbalanced. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.My leader to his side Approach'd, and whence he came inquir'd, to whom Was answer'd thus "Born in Navarre's domain My mother plac'd me in a lord's retinue, For she had borne me to a losel vile, A spendthrift of his substance and himself. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
7.They are themselves always, and without any exception, the greatest spendthrifts in the society. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
8.Let it suffice, that among spendthrifts I out-Heroded Herod, and that, giving name to a multitude of novel follies, I added no brief appendix to the long catalogue of vices then usual in the most dissolute university of Europe. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
9.But observe that these destitutes had not really any more of the governing nature in them when they were rich than now that they are poor they were miserable spendthrifts always. - from The Republic by Plato

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