muddle away

  • 1 muddle away — To squander or fritter away confusedly • • • Main Entry: ↑muddle …

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  • 2 muddle away — Waste, misuse, squander, fool away, fritter away, spend foolishly …

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  • 3 Muddle Earth — is also the title of a 1993 novel by John Brunner. Muddle Earth is a children s book by Paul Stewart, published in 2003, and illustrated by Chris Riddell. It is largely a parody of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. Like LOTR it is… …

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  • 4 Muddle — Mud dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Muddled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Muddling}.] [From {Mud}.] 1. To make turbid, or muddy, as water. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He did ill to muddle the water. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] 2. To cloud or stupefy; to render stupid… …

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  • 5 muddle — Synonyms and related words: addle, addle the wits, amaze, anarchy, ataxia, baffle, ball up, bamboozle, be all thumbs, beat, becloud, bedazzle, befog, befuddle, befuddlement, bemuse, bewilder, bewilderment, blunder, blunder away, blunder into,… …

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  • 6 dribble away — Synonyms and related words: ablate, atrophy, blow, blunder away, consume, consume away, dally away, decrease, deplete, depreciate, diddle away, dissipate, drain, drivel, drivel away, emaciate, erode, fool away, fritter, fritter away, idle away,… …

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  • 7 fool away — Synonyms and related words: blow, blunder away, consume, dally away, diddle away, dissipate, dribble away, drivel away, fritter, fritter away, idle away, muddle away, piss away, potter away, squander, throw, trifle away, while away …

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  • 8 while away — Synonyms and related words: bestow, consecrate to, consume, dally away, dedicate to, devote, diddle away, dribble away, drivel away, employ, expend, fool away, fritter away, give over to, give to, idle away, muddle away, pass, piss away, potter… …

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  • 9 dally — Synonyms and related words: abide, await, bide, bide the issue, bill and coo, caress, copulate, coquet, cosset, cuddle, dabble, dally away, dandle, dawdle, delay, diddle, diddle away, dillydally, doodle, drag, dribble away, drivel away, falter,… …

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  • 10 fribble — Synonyms and related words: Beau Brummel, Sunday painter, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, airy, amateur, asinine, bagatelle, bauble, bean, beau, beguile the time, bibelot, bit, blade, blood, boulevardier, brass farthing, bric a… …

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  • 11 idle — Synonyms and related words: abortive, absurd, airy, amble, ambling, asinine, asleep, at a standstill, at anchor, at leisure, at liberty, at loose ends, available, baseless, be a sideliner, be still, bootless, brogue, bum, bum around, catchpenny,… …

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  • 12 potter — Synonyms and related words: beguile the time, burn daylight, ceramicist, ceramist, consume time, coquet, dabble, dally, dally away, diddle, diddle away, doodle, dribble away, drivel away, enamelist, fiddle, fiddle with, fiddle faddle, fidget with …

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  • 13 trifle — Synonyms and related words: Charlotte, Danish pastry, French pastry, a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, abandon, bagatelle, baklava, bauble, be foolish, be stupid, bean, beguile the time, bibelot, bill and coo, bit, blintz, brass… …

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  • 14 waste — v 1. squander, fritter away, fool away, dissipate, lose, misuse, misspend; expend, consume, use up, drain, exhaust, deplete; throw away, burn up, run through, go through, Sl. blow; disperse, scatter, spill, muddle away; splurge, lavish, play the… …

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  • 15 Waste — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Waste >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 consumption consumption expenditure exhaustion Sgm: N 1 dispersion dispersion &c. 73 Sgm: N 1 ebb ebb Sgm: N 1 leakage leakage &c.(exudation) 295 …

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  • 16 Prodigality — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Prodigality >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 prodigality prodigality prodigence| Sgm: N 1 unthriftiness unthriftiness waste Sgm: N 1 profusion profusion profuseness Sgm: N 1 extravagance extravagance Sgm: N …

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  • 17 waste — I. v. a. 1. Decrease, diminish, wear, corrode, use up, prey upon, wear away, consume, wear out, impair gradually, diminish by constant loss. 2. Consume (foolishly), spend, expend, squander, dissipate, lose, misspend, misuse, fool away, fritter… …

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  • 18 misspend — v. a. Squander, misuse, waste, fool away, fritter away, muddle away, spend foolishly …

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  • 19 misuse — I. v. a. 1. Misemploy, misapply, desecrate, profane, pervert, put to a wrong use. 2. Abuse, maltreat, ill treat, ill use. 3. Waste, squander, fool away, fritter away, muddle away, spend foolishly. II. n. 1. Abuse, perversion, prostitution,… …

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  • 20 squander — v. a. Spend (profusely), lavish, expend, waste, lose, dissipate, throw away, muddle away, scatter, misuse …

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