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synonyms for squandering

  • profligate
  • spendthrift
  • wanton
  • dissipated
  • excessive
  • extravagant
  • immoderate
  • improvident
  • intemperate
  • lavish
  • reckless
  • extravagant
  • reckless
  • prodigal
  • spendthrift
  • immoderate
  • improvident
  • lavish

antonyms for squandering

MOST RELEVANT
  • careful
  • moral
  • nice
  • modest
  • poor
  • thrifty
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    How to use squandering in a sentence

    Unfortunately, this enthusiasm found a vent too often in silly and thoughtless squandering of money on the soldiers.
    THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
    Reflect how plainly incompatible a habit of squandering it is, with the frame of mind which is the fruit of Christianity.
    THE SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
    Lands their forebears had won by lance and sword, they were squandering away as fast as ever they could.
    RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
    After squandering all his fortune, he marries a young girl, whom he wants to have act as his nurse.
    CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
    He had always been possessed of a leisure which he had nursed and protected, instead of squandering it in vain activities.
    TALES OF MEN AND GHOSTSEDITH WHARTON
    They will never have another chance, his French and he,—unless we call this again a chance; which they are again squandering!
    HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XIII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
    Burke had no vices, save of style and temper; nor was any of his expenditure a profligate squandering of money.
    OBITER DICTAAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
    Surely this squandering of Woman's gift, this failure of herself must cease now that peace has come!
    WOMEN'S WILD OATSC. GASQUOINE HARTLEY
    But we fear that you will take to drinking, and to squandering money.
    LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
    Charlie Anderson, after squandering a fortune on a thankless wife, works for a labourer's hire.
    THE TRAIL OF '98ROBERT W. SERVICE
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO SQUANDERING

    • abandonment
    • debauchery
    • dissoluteness
    • dissolution
    • drunkenness
    • evil
    • excess
    • extravagance
    • free living
    • high living
    • indulgence
    • intemperance
    • lavishness
    • life in the fast lane
    • prodigality
    • profligacy
    • self-gratification
    • squandering
    • to hell in handbasket
    • waste
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