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They fear the worst, dread failure, dampen their own confidence, and therefore fritter away their own energy.

I repeat that you fritter away your talents and your opportunities upon this miserable task-work on a journal.

Do not fritter away strength in trifles; begin at once upon the duties which call for instant obedience.

It seemed to him a little like 'babying' to fritter away the few minutes remaining in safety play.

It is so much nobler to work than it is to fritter away a life doing nothing.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fritter away, such as: blow, deplete, diddle away, dissipate, fribble away, and fritter.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.