Thesaurus / wasting

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"I fear you are wasting your time, gentlemen," said Grell, stretching himself wearily.

The Grell MysteryFrank Froest

By means like these the Faculty try to prevent the wasting of time over unprofitable studies.

The TeacherGeorge Herbert Palmer

However, there is no use in wasting words, and an hour will suffice me to get ready in.

What the deuce did he come running down here for, wasting his time and my money.

Mary Seaham, Volume 2 of 3Elizabeth Caroline Grey

Do you see that sluggard, wasting this beautiful day in a lazy brouette?

Unostentatious in all his habits, he smoked constantly, often whittling a stick while thinking, and wasting no words.

Charles Carleton CoffinWilliam Elliot Griffis, D. D.

If we find that they are approaching, and are wasting the land, we can fly.

For the TempleG. A. Henty

It was absurd to let a thing like that go on wasting its sweetness behind a sofa with its face to the wall.

Realizing that she was only wasting her strength, she looked about the room for some object with which to break the lock.

The Deserted YachtMildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt

They're not in the habit of wasting so many words as I'm doing.

Motor Matt's Air ShipStanley R. Matthews

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