Examples of squander in a Sentence
He vowed not to squander this opportunity.
squandered all her money gambling in casinos
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The people are finally getting wise as to how their money and wealth is being stolen and squandered on terrorism.
Conte has already conceded his inconsistent team won't be able to defend the Premier League title and this was another frustrating afternoon for the Italian as the Blues squandered their territorial dominance.
Yet such moments have been fleeting in a year in which the President has squandered precious first term power and Capitol Hill leaders botched attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare amid a civil war raging within the GOP.
Jusuf Nurkic had 20 points and Lillard added 17 points and 13 assists, but the Blazers had 17 turnovers and squandered their chance to finish 4-1 on a five-game road trip for a second time this season.
Disaster recovery experts say the lack of transparency could hinder coordination, encourage fraud and squander an opportunity to not only rebuild, but mitigate the risks of the next monster storm.
Our most precious resource, squandered by the elites in this country.
Several times New Orleans had double-digit leads at the end of periods that were squandered away by sloppy play in the final minutes.
The opportunity was squandered by Dries Mertens, driving his shot straight at Ederson.
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Origin and Etymology of squander
First Known Use: 1536See Words from the same year
Synonymsblow, dissipate, fiddle away, fritter (away), lavish, lose, misspend, run through, spend, waste, throw away, trifle (away)
Related Wordssplurge; consume, deplete, exhaust, impoverish, overspend, shoot; indulge, overindulge; disburse, expend, lay out
Near Antonymseconomize, scrimp, skimp; preserve, protect, save; hoard, lay up
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