English to Afrikaans Meaning :: prodigal

Prodigal :
verlore
- verloreverkwistingrojaalverkwisters
 

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Noun(1) a recklessly extravagant consumer
Adjective(1) recklessly wasteful

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(1) Even the sport most apt to have a prodigal star, tennis, rarely has a 19-year-old dominate in the men's game.(2) The prodigal returns home to marry his high school sweetheart and to mind the store, but the lure of rock and roll ultimately calls him away from responsibility.(3) The hand is self - addressed as no other organ in the animal kingdom, and it has a prodigal inventiveness permitting choice also unmatched in other living creatures.(4) My mother was back - eight months with me and another five back home, and she had returned like the prodigal , no longer self-indulgent in her grief.(5) This look says that the wearers, whatever they do or say, must be treated like prodigal children rather than responsible adults, and exempts them from all the usual pressures of conformity.(6) But the 21-year old heroin-addicted punk rocker from southern England wasn't the only prodigal .(7) Call me reckless, prodigal even, but I've been spending up big on electricity.(8) Go hard on those sugar farmers, or should I say, go hard on that prodigal federal government.(9) The Tories are non-starters as a party of government and the Lib Dems aspire to be more prodigal spendthrifts than Gordon Brown.(10) As Mauss perceptively noted, the gift economy enhances the authority of the most prodigal giver, not of the most aggressive hoarder.(11) Epistle III, to Lord Bathurst, deals with the use of riches, which is understood by few, neither the avaricious nor the prodigal deriving happiness from them.(12) The film revolves around a prodigal father figure, Royal Tenenbaum, played by Gene Hackman auditioning for the Oscars.(13) A second concern is the ÔÇÿdeficit doesn't matter attitudeÔÇÖ being bandied about by certain prodigal U.S. politicians.(14) Jaded by the excesses of a prodigal youth in English society at home and on the Continent, he is at first merely anxious to relieve his ennui by touring the countryside.(15) This includes not just creditors but, above all, the little man who is forced to keep his meager savings in the form of cash, i.e., paper money open to plunder by the prodigal which is the consortium of the banks and the government.(16) At this point, Leih Tseih reveals his prodigal past to Ku Yum.
Related Words
(1) prodigal son ::
verlore seun
Synonyms
Adjective
1. wasteful ::
verkwistende
2. generous ::
ruim
3. abounding in ::
oorvloedig in
4. spendthrift ::
spandabelrige
Noun
5. profligate ::
verkwistende
Antonyms
1. economical ::
ekonomiese
2. frugal ::
sober
3. penny-pinching ::
Penny-knyp
Different Forms
prodigal, prodigality, prodigally, prodigals
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