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Word: fritter

Definition: waste (time or money on unimportant things)


Sentences Containing 'fritter'

The fried skin after the blubber is called "koro", and analogous to "fritter/crackling".

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::: arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
::: diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
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