Word of the Day (profligate)-12JAN21

Word of the Day (profligate)-12JAN21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is profligate and it is a noun meaning “a person who spends resources (money) extravagantly/recklessly/wastefully; corrupt, unprincipled, dissolute person; squanderer, spender.

Example Sentence: A Conservative (Party) chancellor who is already arguing for a quick return to fiscal probity (honesty/morality) would struggle ideologically to offer a pre-election splurge (extravagant spending of money). Rishi Sunak will want to brand Labour as the risky profligates, though with borrowing predicted to be still cheap as chips, austerity (cost-cutting) will not look like a winning ticket. Hence the Tory (a member of Conservative Party in the UK) 2024 dilemma (difficult situation).

Word of the Day (profligate)-12JAN21

This word is present in The Guardian article Could Boris Johnson be eyeing another snap election? Don’t bet against it, and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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