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Why waste time on retail spying when you can hack an entire platform or telecommunications network?

You don't waste time at a barbershop, even though the one in Toronto's Leaside is really efficient and friendly.

Many users regard Facebook as a place to waste time and socialize with people to whom they have tenuous connections.

Nor did he waste time decrying the puniness and partisanship of our politics.

It is just frustrating that now we have to waste time on dealing with annoying legal procedures—and on cleaning our walls.

Oh, madame, I tell you you do but waste time, and you punish me and harass yourself to little purpose.

Then, seeing no need to waste time, the corporal rode towards Courthorne's homestead, and found its owner stripping a binder.

"We won't waste time by an elaborate toilet, dear," said Carry, seeing Ida deliberating upon two dresses.

I do not see why we need waste time in mentioning things so plain and so trivial.

He is to face and overcome every trial by his resolute will, and not to waste time in praying not to be led into temptation.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to waste time, such as: burn daylight, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, and fiddle about.

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