recklessly extravagant or wasteful in the use of resources EX: "had, by his reckless mismanagement and _______ dissipation, already wasted a large portion of his father's property.
squandering of money, energy, or resources EX: "when the slave asks for virtuous freedom, the cunning slaveholder, knowing his ignorance, cheats him with a dose of vicious _______"
Impossible to travel along or over. EX: "barrier betwixt himself and brother he considered _______."
the quality of being religious or reverent. EX: "after his conversion, he found religious sanction and support for his slaveholding cruelty. He made the greatest pretensions to _______."
one who urges by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal. EX: "prayed morning, noon, and night. He very soon distinguished himself among his brethren, and was soon made a class-leader and _______."
the quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; wisdom EX: "could not come among us without betraying his sympathy for us, and, stupid as we were, we had the _______ to see it."
having a harmful effect, esp. in a gradual or subtle way. EX: "found me unsuitable to his purpose. My city life, he said, had had a very _______ effect upon me."