plural of waste
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as in deserts
land that is uninhabited or not fit for crops an area that was a barren waste after the strip-mining had ended

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as in erosions
a gradual weakening, loss, or destruction the slow waste of the once broad beach by the relentless tide

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wastes

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verb

present tense third-person singular of waste
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as in destroys
to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of one country attempting to waste another

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“Wastes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wastes. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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