Squandering

  • 1 squandering — index consumption, improvident, misapplication, prodigal, profligate (extravagant), profuse, waste …

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  • 2 Squandering — Squander Squan der (skw[o^]n d[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squandered} ( d[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squandering}.] [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water about, to scatter, to squander, Prov. E. swatter, Dan. sqvatte, Sw. sqv[ a]tta to squirt, sqv[… …

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  • 3 squandering — squander squan‧der [ˈskwɒndə ǁ ˈskwɑːndər] verb [transitive] to spend money or use your time carelessly on things that are not useful: • The bank squandered $500 million playing the U.S. bond market. squander something on something • He… …

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  • 4 squandering — noun spending resources lavishly and wastefully more wasteful than the squandering of time • Derivationally related forms: ↑squander • Hypernyms: ↑waste, ↑wastefulness, ↑dissipation • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 5 squandering — squan·der·ing || skwÉ‘ndÉ™rɪŋ / wÉ’n n. wasteful spending of money or other resources 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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  • 6 wasting his estate — Squandering one s funds or property or impairing one s own health, and ability to labor and have earnings, by drunkenness and riotous living. 24 Am J2d Div & S § 94 …

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  • 7 Criticism of American foreign policy — Further information: Foreign policy of the United States Criticism of United States foreign policy encompasses a wide range of sentiments about its actions and policies over time. Common criticisms King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia with George W. B …

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  • 8 squander — squan‧der [ˈskwɒndə ǁ ˈskwɑːndər] verb [transitive] to spend money or use your time carelessly on things that are not useful: • The bank squandered $500 million playing the U.S. bond market. squander something on something • He squandered the… …

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  • 9 Squander — Squan der (skw[o^]n d[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squandered} ( d[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squandering}.] [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water about, to scatter, to squander, Prov. E. swatter, Dan. sqvatte, Sw. sqv[ a]tta to squirt, sqv[ a]ttra to …

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  • 10 Squandered — Squander Squan der (skw[o^]n d[ e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Squandered} ( d[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Squandering}.] [Cf. Scot. squatter to splash water about, to scatter, to squander, Prov. E. swatter, Dan. sqvatte, Sw. sqv[ a]tta to squirt, sqv[… …

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  • 11 squander — 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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  • 12 William Eldridge Odom — Infobox Military Person name=William Eldridge Odom born= Birth date|1932|6|23 died= Death date and age|2008|5|30|1932|6|23 caption=William Eldridge Odom as a Major General nickname= placeofbirth= placeofdeath= allegiance= United States of America …

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  • 13 Nikolai Leskov — Portrait of Leskov by Valentin Serov, 1894 Born February 16, 1831(1831 02 16) Oryol, Russia Died March 5, 1 …

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  • 14 David Brancaccio — Born 17 May 1960 (1960 05 17) (age 51) Waterville, Maine, USA Education …

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  • 15 Saprang Kalayanamitr — Gen. Saprang Kalayanamitr Saprang Kalayanamitr Assistant Secretary General of the Council for National Security I …

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  • 16 Shanes — The Shanes The Shanes auf dem 16. Filmfestival zu Cottbus Gründung 1991 Genre Hardpolka Website …

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  • 17 tennis — /ten is/, n. a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in which a ball is driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half. Cf. lawn tennis. See illus. under racket2.… …

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  • 18 James Buchanan: Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Wednesday, March 4, 1857       I appear before you this day to take the solemn oath that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and… …

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  • 19 ducks and drakes — noun a) A pastime of throwing flat stones across water so as to make them bounce off the surface. A kind of sport or play with an oister shell or stone throwne into the water, and making circles yer it sinke, etc. It is called a ducke and a drake …

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