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Synonyms for squander

to use up foolishly or needlessly

to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

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This year alone, the average taxpayer will squander pounds 133 with higher-rate payers wasting more
They continue to squander public money with no concept of value.
Trustee Maria Rizzo slams the expenses as "a misadventure that will squander almost a million dollars while our schools are falling apart" (Toronto Star, 11 Jan.
Even if they had law-making powers, personally I would prefer to sack the lot, and be governed from London rather than by our blatantly South Wales-biased Assembly which wickedly squanders millions of pounds on illconceived projects, not least that ``hole in the ground'' in which they now want to squander more.
A nerve jangling final frame saw both players squander gilt-edged chances before a 59 from Ebdon set him on the way to securing his greatest triumph.
The law also failed to distinguish between small investors who were unable to pay off their debt due to serious business turmoil, and others who exploited the law to squander funds.
He added: "Here is a man who is happy to squander more than pounds 100million on a new Assembly building, and more than pounds 3million on Welsh embassies all over the world.
It is unfortunate that the European Community has apparently chosen to squander so much time, effort and money on litigating issues that can best be resolved through cooperation and consensual agreement," said William S.
The younger of the two brothers selfishly asks his father for his inheritance, effectively declaring his father dead, and then runs off and squanders the money.
A typical home squanders 50 watts to this leakiness.
But instead of rushing through a new state-of-the-art facility for our growing criminal fraternity, it squanders barrels of cash trying to patch up a building already earmarked for closure.