GRE Word List

PROFLIGATE

wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy

The meaning of the word profligate is wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy.

Random words

WordMeaning
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careerrush wildly; go at full speed
parsimonystinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
tendhave a tendency; take care of; minister; serve at; apply one's attention; attend
contortionstwistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
cogitatethink over; ponder
abominabledetestable; extremely unpleasant
pinnacesmall boat
magnateperson of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
criteriastandards used in judging; CF. criterion