Profligate

Antonyms of PROFLIGATE

Examples of usage:

  1. We charge upon the present national compact, that it was formed at the expense of human liberty, by a profligate surrender of principle, and to this hour is cemented with human blood. "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. There was a fund of good, I can tell you, in that poor baby's father- though I don't deny that he was a profligate man. "The Legacy of Cain" by Wilkie Collins
  3. Alcibiades had a private grudge against the Spartans, to whom he had made overtures of friendship and service at the time when the treaty was under discussion, only to be set aside as a profligate and frivolous youth, unfit to meddle with serious matters of state. "Stories From Thucydides" by H. L. Havell
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