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Word of the Day — December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 - Scott Viau
Profligate — PROF-lih-GAIT — recklessly extravagant, wasteful with resources

Example: "Sheila Bair in Fortune suggested we create a sliding payment for Washington: 'If the economy does well and if they get our fiscal house in order, those Treasury bonds should hold their value; if they continue their profligate ways, their pay would drop.'"

 
 

 

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