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synonyms for wasting

  • diseased
  • feeble
  • ill
  • sickly
  • weak
  • debilitated
  • down
  • enfeebled
  • indisposed
  • sick
  • below par
  • down with
  • feeling awful
  • rocky
  • run down
  • sick as a dog
  • under the weather
  • unwell
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antonyms for wasting

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  • able
  • fit
  • healthy
  • hearty
  • sound
  • strong
  • well
  • happy
  • gentle
  • kind
  • nice
  • contributing
  • fortifying
  • supporting
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      How to use wasting in a sentence

      Americans are so accustomed to the standard intersection that we rarely consider how dangerous it can be — as well as costly, time-wasting, and polluting.
      SHOULD TRAFFIC LIGHTS BE ABOLISHED? (EP. 454)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
      Pinpointing the likely cause of wasting could help experts better treat sick starfish, Hewson says, at least in the lab.
      CHOKED BY BACTERIA, SOME STARFISH ARE TURNING TO GOOERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
      The new study shows that a bloom of nutrient-loving bacteria can drain oxygen from the water, leading to sea-star wasting.
      CHOKED BY BACTERIA, SOME STARFISH ARE TURNING TO GOOERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 8, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
      This results from one or a combination of factors, such as reduced function of the heart to enable movement or prolonged movement, less efficiency in muscles, fatigue or muscle wasting.
      YOUR GRIP STRENGTH COULD HINT AT FUTURE HEALTH PROBLEMSBY ADAM TAYLOR/THE CONVERSATIONOCTOBER 22, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
      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
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO WASTING

      • below par
      • debilitated
      • diseased
      • down
      • down with
      • enfeebled
      • feeble
      • feeling awful
      • ill
      • indisposed
      • rocky
      • run down
      • sick
      • sick as a dog
      • sickly
      • under the weather
      • unwell
      • wasting
      • weak
      • burglary
      • crime
      • desecration
      • desolation
      • despoiling
      • laying waste
      • marauding
      • pillage
      • plunder
      • rapine
      • ravaging
      • robbery
      • sacking
      • spoliation
      • stealing
      • theft
      • wasting
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