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Word: squander

Definition: waste; spend foolishly


Sentences Containing 'squander'

Conditions the second day were much more difficult, but Delsalle chose not to wait any longer so as not to squander the opportunity for 'conventional' climbers waiting to summit Everest during the limited good weather conditions available in May.
He learned to play heavily at cards and to squander money on the turf, until he had again and again to come to me and implore me to give him an advance upon his allowance, that he might settle his debts of honour.
He scored 64 runs at 16.00 and made a duck in the second innings of the Third Test as the hosts collapsed on the last day to squander the series 1–1.
Imposing as the priest Don Peppino, Giuseppe decides to see if he can squander the money by fulfilling the task.
In addition, they criticized what they called Maga's "squander-mania", such as the construction of a presidential palace.
It was a lead the Yankee bullpen would not squander.

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