prodigally
adverb see prodigal I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Prodigally — Prod i*gal*ly, adv. In a prodigal manner; with profusion of expense; extravagantly; wasteful; profusely; lavishly; as, an estate prodigally dissipated. [1913 Webster] Nature not bounteous now, but lavish grows; Our paths with flowers she… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prodigally — prodigal ► ADJECTIVE 1) wastefully extravagant. 2) lavish. ► NOUN 1) a prodigal person. 2) (also prodigal son) a person who leaves home to lead a prodigal life but returns repentant. [ORIGIN: with allusion to the parable in the Gospel of Luke,… …   English terms dictionary

  • prodigally — adverb to a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree we are still prodigally rich compared to others • Syn: ↑wastefully • Derived from adjective: ↑prodigal, ↑wasteful (for: ↑wastefully) …   Useful english dictionary

  • prodigally — See prodigal. * * * …   Universalium

  • prodigally — adverb in a prodigal manner; extravagantly or wastefully …   Wiktionary

  • prodigally — adv. generously, lavishly; extravagantly, wastefully, squanderingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prodigally — prod·i·gal·ly …   English syllables

  • prodigal — prodigally, adv. /prod i geuhl/, adj. 1. wastefully or recklessly extravagant: prodigal expenditure. 2. giving or yielding profusely; lavish (usually fol. by of or with): prodigal of smiles; prodigal with money. 3. lavishly abundant; profuse:… …   Universalium

  • wastefully — adverb to a wasteful manner or to a wasteful degree we are still prodigally rich compared to others • Syn: ↑prodigally • Derived from adjective: ↑prodigal (for: ↑prodigally), ↑wasteful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Squander — Squan der (skw[o^]n d[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squandered} ( d[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squandering}.] [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water about, to scatter, to squander, Prov. E. swatter, Dan. sqvatte, Sw. sqv[ a]tta to squirt, sqv[ a]ttra to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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