Sentence Examples

  • Like many other youthful profligates, he joined the conspiracy in the hope of getting his debts cancelled.
  • He is called in one book the most notorious of profligates; in another, the brand plucked from the burning.
  • Fox, who led the party, and Sheridan, who led Fox, were the intimates of the prince of Wales; and Burke would have been as much out of place in that circle of gamblers and profligates as Milton would have been out of place in the court of the Restoration.