Sentence Examples


  • His mother's attempt to wean her prodigal son from his dangerous and mostly disreputable pastimes, by forcing him to marry the beautiful but stupid Eudoxia Lopukhina (Jan.
  • They live frugally, and are only prodigal in powder and human life.
  • Napoleon was prodigal of promises, but niggard of their fulfilment.
  • Every prodigal, therefore, is a public enemy; every frugal man a public benefactor.
  • His eldest brother being a prodigal he succeeded to the paternal estate, but threw the will into the fire on his brother's promising to reform.
 

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