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wastes

noun , plural of waste

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1 an instance of spending money or resources without care or restraint
  • it seems like a waste to spend my entire paycheck on a bigger TV
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2 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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3 a wide space or area
  • a legendary mariner doomed to sail the watery wastes of the world until Judgment Day
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4 a gradual weakening, loss, or destruction
  • the slow waste of the once broad beach by the relentless tide
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