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Synonyms for waste

Synonyms for waste

to use up foolishly or needlessly

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

to pass (time) without working or in avoiding work

to fail to take advantage of


to do away with completely and destructively

to destroy completely as or as if by conquering

to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

a tract of unproductive land

Synonyms for waste

the trait of wasting resources

an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation

(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

spend thoughtlessly

use inefficiently or inappropriately

run off as waste


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get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing

lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

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cause to grow thin or weak

cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly

become physically weaker

located in a dismal or remote area

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Big Sam has maintained his long-term Goodison future will be determined by results and performances and so asked if the final 11 games of the season gave him a chance to disprove his reputation as a pragmatic manager, he told the ECHO: "That's utter rubbish, isn't it.
A United source said that Giggs was livid at the claims and has described the suggestion of a fall-out with Moyes as 'total and utter rubbish'.
CHRISTIAN HORNER branded reports of a row with Sebastian Vettel "complete and utter rubbish" after the worst days testing of the world champion's career.
What utter rubbish! It does and it will happen again and again.
The letter says that "for decades the flag has been hijacked" by the likes of BNP for instance, utter rubbish.
"All this about selling this player and that player, it's utter rubbish. We are primarily looking to recruit and are planning to bring players in.
"It is complete and utter rubbish," she told national radio.
It was originally a stage play, but it was utter rubbish.
The song was utter rubbish, and was lucky to get its 18 points.
Utter rubbish. We saw more of the audience than the actual dancing.
Big Sam blamed Emery's insistence on his team playing out from the back labelling it "utter rubbish".
Nicola Jones wrote: "They have put some utter rubbish through.
This is utter rubbish. They should state what money they are putting into the project without disclosing what Tesco is doing.
Jessen said that he's astounded that in this day and age people still think that being gay is a curable condition and that it's a load of utter rubbish. ( ANI )