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Word: wastrel

Definition: waster; profligate


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::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
::: institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
::: cloister - monastery or convent
::: slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
::: deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity