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See definition of most wasting on Dictionary.com
  • as inlessening
  • as incorrosive
  • as inailing

synonyms for most wasting

  • abating
  • declining
  • diminishing
  • dropping
  • dwindling
  • ebbing
  • lightening
  • lowering
  • moderating
  • narrowing
  • plummeting
  • plunging
  • quieting
  • sagging
  • shrinking
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • slowing
  • slumping
  • softening
  • subsiding
  • waning
  • wasting
  • weakening
  • dying down
  • fading away
  • losing momentum
  • shriveling up
  • wearing down
  • wearing off
  • acerbic
  • caustic
  • destructive
  • incisive
  • trenchant
  • corroding
  • cutting
  • wasting
  • acerb
  • acrid
  • biting
  • erosive
  • sarcastic
  • strongly acid
  • venomous
  • virulent
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How to use most wasting in a sentence

Why didn't he send a trooper to report at once instead of wasting time in going to Stony Crossing?
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But there are few minds which can remain firm while immured for months in the wasting misery of a dungeon.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The tedious, dilatory time and money-wasting “come later on” procedure of times gone by no longer obtains.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He kept on pulling at one twig after another with his trunk, nibbling and wasting everything.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
Lloyd has gone away alone, and three years have passed, and now he lies dying of a wasting disease.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
There was no disorder, no wasting of time, no asking of foolish questions—every man was a unit in a great whole.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
That was only wasting powder and balls, but they kept on firing until they were close at hand, and then the shots began to tell.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
It would be difficult to enumerate the many thoughts suggested by these words; each person has his own idea of wasting time.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
I ain't opposed to spending money on circuses when there ain't no other way, but there ain't no use in wasting it on them.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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