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  • 21squander — I. verb (squandered; squandering) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1536 transitive verb 1. to spend extravagantly or foolishly ; dissipate, waste < squandered a fortune > 2. to cause to disperse …

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  • 22squander — squanderer, n. squanderingly, adv. /skwon deuhr/, v.t. 1. to spend or use (money, time, etc.) extravagantly or wastefully (often fol. by away). 2. to scatter. n. 3. extravagant or wasteful expenditure. [1585 95; …

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  • 23squander — verb /ˈskwɒndəɹ/ To waste, lavish, splurge Syn: waste, splurge, ducks and drakes, throw away …

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  • 24squander — Synonyms and related words: ablate, absorb, assimilate, bleed white, blow, budget, burn up, consume, cost, cost out, decrease, deplete, depreciate, digest, disburse, dissipate, drain, drain of resources, dribble away, eat, eat up, erode, exhaust …

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  • 25squander — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. waste, lavish, dissipate. Ant., save. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. spend, spend lavishly, throw away, fritter away; see waste 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) v. [SKWAN dur] to waste …

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  • 26squander — squan·der || skwÉ‘ndÉ™(r) / skwÉ’n n. wasteful spending of money or other resources v. waste money or other resources, fritter away, misuse …

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  • 27squander — verb waste in a reckless or foolish manner. Derivatives squanderer noun Origin C16: of unknown origin …

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  • 28squander — v. a. Spend (profusely), lavish, expend, waste, lose, dissipate, throw away, muddle away, scatter, misuse …

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  • 29squander — v misspend, misuse, waste, dissipate, go or run through, Sl. blow; (all of time) kill, fritter or fool away, lose; spend recklessly, play ducks and drakes with, throw away, burn up, Sl. shoot one s wad, pour down the drain, throw good money after …

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  • 30squander — squan·der …

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  • 31squander — verb Syn: waste, throw away, misuse, fritter away, spend like water; informal blow, go through, splurge, pour down the drain Ant: manage, make good use of, save …

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  • 32squander — [ˈskwɒndə] verb [T] to not use something such as money, time, or an opportunity in a sensible way …

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  • 33squander — squan•der [[t]ˈskwɒn dər[/t]] v. t. 1) to spend or use extravagantly or wastefully 2) to scatter 3) extravagant or wasteful expenditure • Etymology: 1585–95; orig. uncert. squan′der•er, n …

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  • 34squander —    Uha uha, ho omāunauna, uha ai, lū …

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  • 35squander — v.tr. 1 spend (money, time, etc.) wastefully. 2 dissipate (a fortune etc.) wastefully. Derivatives: squanderer n. Etymology: 16th c.: orig. unkn …

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  • 36squander a chance — squander a chance/an opportunity ► to fail to use a chance to become successful or to achieve something: »According to one member of the board of directors: We have squandered the opportunity to become a major player in the industry . Main Entry …

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  • 37squander a chance/an opportunity — ► to fail to use a chance to become successful or to achieve something: »According to one member of the board of directors: We have squandered the opportunity to become a major player in the industry . Main Entry: ↑squander …

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  • 38squander an opportunity — squander a chance/an opportunity ► to fail to use a chance to become successful or to achieve something: »According to one member of the board of directors: We have squandered the opportunity to become a major player in the industry . Main Entry …

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  • 39Squander Bug — NOEDITSECTION The Squander Bug was a World War II propaganda character created by the British National Savings Committee to discourage wasteful spending. Originally designed by freelance illustrator Phillip Boydell for press adverts, the&#8230; …

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