profligate / prolific

profligate / prolific
   Profligate is to be wasteful and extravagant: Esmeralda is so profligate that she spent the entire million dollars she won in the lottery in one year.
   Prolific means "abundant, fruitful, producing much": John Grisham is a prolific writer.

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