waste away

phrasal verb
wasted away; wasting away; wastes away

Definition of waste away

: to become thinner and weaker because of illness or lack of food

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“Waste away.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waste%20away. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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