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synonyms for waste away

  • atrophy
  • corrode
  • decompose
  • degenerate
  • discolor
  • disintegrate
  • dissolve
  • dwindle
  • fade
  • get worse
  • lessen
  • mortify
  • pollute
  • rot
  • shrivel
  • wane
  • wither
  • blight
  • collapse
  • curdle
  • decline
  • defile
  • depreciate
  • dry-rot
  • fail
  • mildew
  • mold
  • molder
  • perish
  • putrefy
  • sap
  • sicken
  • sink
  • slump
  • spoil
  • suppurate
  • turn
  • weaken
  • be impaired
  • become contaminated
  • break up
  • go bad
  • go to seed
  • go to the dogs
  • hit rock bottom
  • hit the skids
  • pejorate
  • putresce
  • reach depths
  • wear away

antonyms for waste away

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  • brighten
  • build
  • color
  • combine
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • improve
  • increase
  • put together
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • unite
  • ascend
  • help
  • make well
  • prosper
  • rise
  • flourish
  • germinate
  • ripen
  • appear
  • assemble
  • coagulate
  • concentrate
  • continue
  • integrate
  • marry
  • put together
  • resolve
  • solidify
  • unite
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      How to use waste away in a sentence

      It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      It is the principal waste-product of metabolism, and constitutes about one-half of all the solids excreted—about 30 gm.
      A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
      If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.
      THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
      The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
      Bits of paper blew aimlessly about, wafted by a little, feverish breeze, which rose in spasms and died away.
      BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
      Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      The pig family did not know when Squinty would be taken away from them, and all they could do was to wait.
      SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
      The young man from far away had not, so far as he knew, either enemies or friends at Monte Carlo.
      ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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      WORDS RELATED TO WASTE AWAY

      • bit
      • condensed
      • corroded
      • crumbled
      • decayed
      • decomposed
      • disappeared
      • disintegrated
      • dissipated
      • dissolved
      • drained
      • exhausted
      • gnawed
      • liquefied
      • melted
      • nibbled
      • ran through
      • rotted
      • rusted
      • spilled
      • squandered
      • vanished
      • wasted away
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