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  • 181squan´der|er — squan|der «SKWON duhr», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to spend or use foolishly; waste: »He squandered his fortune in gambling. Do not squander time (Benjamin Franklin). SYNONYM(S): dissipate. 2. to cause to scatter; disperse. –v.i. to be squandered:… …

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  • 182squan|der — «SKWON duhr», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to spend or use foolishly; waste: »He squandered his fortune in gambling. Do not squander time (Benjamin Franklin). SYNONYM(S): dissipate. 2. to cause to scatter; disperse. –v.i. to be squandered: »Youth was …

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  • 183in the chips — {slang} or {informal}[in the money] {adj. phr.} Having plenty of money; prosperous; rich. * /After his rich uncle died, Richard was in the chips./ * /After years of struggle and dependence, air transportation is in the money./ Compare: ON EASY… …

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  • 184in the chips — {slang} or {informal}[in the money] {adj. phr.} Having plenty of money; prosperous; rich. * /After his rich uncle died, Richard was in the chips./ * /After years of struggle and dependence, air transportation is in the money./ Compare: ON EASY… …

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  • 185Aix sponsa — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …

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  • 186Anas boschas — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …

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  • 187Away — A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a distance; as …

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  • 188Away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …

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  • 189Away with — Away A*way , adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.] 1. From a place; hence. [1913 Webster] The sound is going away. Shak. [1913 Webster] Have me away, for I am sore wounded. 2 Chron. xxxv. 23. [1913 Webster] 2. Absent; gone; at a… …

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  • 190Blow — Blow, v. t. 1. To force a current of air upon with the mouth, or by other means; as, to blow the fire. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive by a current air; to impel; as, the tempest blew the ship ashore. [1913 Webster] Off at sea northeast winds blow… …

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  • 191Bombay duck — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …

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  • 192Buffel duck — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …

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  • 193Cairina moschata — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …

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  • 194Consume — Con*sume (k[o^]n*s[=u]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consumed} (k[o^]n*s[=u]md ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Consuming}.] [L. consumere to take wholly or completely, to consume; con + sumere to take; sub + emere to buy. See {Redeem}.] To destroy, as by… …

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  • 195Consumed — Consume Con*sume (k[o^]n*s[=u]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consumed} (k[o^]n*s[=u]md ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Consuming}.] [L. consumere to take wholly or completely, to consume; con + sumere to take; sub + emere to buy. See {Redeem}.] To destroy, as by… …

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  • 196Consuming — Consume Con*sume (k[o^]n*s[=u]m ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consumed} (k[o^]n*s[=u]md ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Consuming}.] [L. consumere to take wholly or completely, to consume; con + sumere to take; sub + emere to buy. See {Redeem}.] To destroy, as by… …

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  • 197Dendronessa galeriliculata — Duck Duck, n. [OE. duke, doke. See {Duck}, v. t. ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily {Anatin[ae]}, family {Anatid[ae]}. [1913 Webster] Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into {river ducks} and {sea ducks}. Among the… …

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  • 198Despend — De*spend , v. t. To spend; to squander. See {Dispend}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Some noble men in Spain can despend [pounds]50,000. Howell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 199Dilapidate — Di*lap i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dilapidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dilapidating}.] [L. dilapidare to scatter like stones; di = dis + lapidare to throw stones, fr. lapis a stone. See {Lapidary}.] 1. To bring into a condition of decay or partial… …

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  • 200Dilapidated — Dilapidate Di*lap i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dilapidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dilapidating}.] [L. dilapidare to scatter like stones; di = dis + lapidare to throw stones, fr. lapis a stone. See {Lapidary}.] 1. To bring into a condition of decay or …

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