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Main Entry: waste
Synonyms:
Arabia Deserta, Death Valley, Sahara, abate, ablate, ablation, absorption, acarpous, afterglow, afterimage, arid, assimilation, atrophy, attenuate, attrition, back-country, back, back of beyond, backwood, backwoods, backwoodsy, balance, barren, barren land, barrens, bate, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, be used up, blast, bloodbath, blot out, blow, blue ruin, blunder away, bones, breakup, bring to ruin, brush, bump off, burning up, bush, butt, butt end, candle ends, carnage, carpe diem, cast away, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, celibate, chaff, childless, condemn, confound, conspicuous consumption, consume, consume away, consumption, corrode, corrosion, croak, crumble, culm, damn, damnation, deadwood, deal destruction, debris, decimate, decimation, decline, decrease, decrement, dejecta, dejection, dejecture, deliquesce, deliquescence, dematerialize, depart, deplete, depletion, depreciate, depreciation, depredate, depredation, desecrate, desert, desolate, desolation, despoil, despoilment, despoliation, destroy, destruction, detritus, devastate, devastation, devour, die, die away, die out, digestion, diminish, disappear, discharge, dishwater, disintegration, disorganization, dispel, disperse, disruption, dissipate, dissipation, dissolution, dissolve, dive, do a fade-out, do in, draff, drain, drained, dregs, dribble away, dried-up, drivel, droop, drop, drop off, dry, dry up, dust, dust bowl, dwindle, eating up, ebb, effluent, egesta, ejecta, ejectamenta, ejection, emacerate, emaciate, emaciation, end, engorge, erase, erode, erosion, evanesce, evaporate, evaporation, excrement, excreta, excretes, exhaust, exhausted, exhaustion, exit, expend, expending, expenditure, extravagance, extravagancy, extravasate, extravasation, exudate, exudation, fade, fade away, fade out, fag end, fail, fall, fall away, fall off, fallow, filings, finishing, fix, flag, flee, fly, fool away, fossil, fritter, frivol, fruitless, garbage, gash, gaunt, gelded, get, give out, give the business, go, go away, gobble, gobble up, gun down, gut, gut with fire, havoc, heath, hecatomb, hide, hinterland, hit, hogwash, holdover, holocaust, howling wilderness, husks, ice, impotent, impoverishment, incinerate, incontinence, ineffectual, infecund, infertile, ingestion, intemperance, issueless, jejune, jungle, junk, karroo, kelter, languish, lavishness, lay in ruins, lay out, lay waste, leached, leakage, leaking purse, leave no trace, leave the scene, leavings, lees, leftovers, lessen, let up, litter, loose purse strings, lose, lose strength, loss, lunar landscape, lunar waste, macerate, marcescence, melt, melt away, menopausal, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, odds and ends, off, offal, offscourings, orts, outback, overdoing, overgenerosity, overgenerousness, overliberality, parch, parings, pass, pass away, pass out, peak, perdition, perish, peter out, pillage, pine, pine away, plummet, plunge, polish off, potsherds, pound-foolishness, preshrink, prodigality, profligacy, profuseness, profusion, rags, raspings, ravage, reckless expenditure, reckless spending, refuse, relics, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, rest, retire from sight, roach, rub out, rubbish, rubble, ruin, ruinate, ruination, ruins, rummage, rump, run down, run dry, run low, run out, run to seed, run to waste, sack, sag, salt flat, sawdust, scourings, scrap iron, scraps, scum, sear, settle, shadow, shambles, shards, shavings, shipwreck, shrink, shrinkage, shrivel, sine prole, sink, slack, slag, slaughter, slop, slops, spend, spending, spill, spoliate, spoliation, squander, squandering, squandermania, sterile, straw, stubble, stump, subside, sucked dry, suffer an eclipse, survival, swallow up, sweepings, swill, sylvan, tail off, take care of, tares, teemless, thin, throw into disorder, trace, transudate, transudation, trash, uncultivated, undoing, unfertile, unfruitful, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, unplowed, unproductive, unprolific, unsown, untilled, up-country, upheave, use up, using, using up, vandalism, vandalize, vanish, vanish from sight, vaporize, vestige, virgin, wane, wastage, waste away, waste matter, wasted, wastefulness, wasteland, wastepaper, wasting away, weaken, wear, wear and tear, wear away, wearing, wearing away, wearing down, weary waste, weazen, weeds, wild, wilderness, wildness, wilds, wilt, wilting, wipe out, wither, wither away, withering, without issue, wizen, woodland, wrack, wrack and ruin, wreak havoc, wreck, zap
 
Main Entry: lay waste
Synonyms:
assault, attack, barbarize, batter, bring to ruin, brutalize, burn, butcher, carry on, condemn, confound, consume, damn, deal destruction, decimate, depredate, desolate, despoil, destroy, devastate, devour, dissolve, engorge, go on, gobble, gobble up, gut, gut with fire, hammer, havoc, incinerate, lay in ruins, loot, maul, mug, pillage, rage, ramp, rampage, rant, rape, ravage, rave, riot, roar, ruin, ruinate, sack, savage, shipwreck, slaughter, sow chaos, storm, swallow up, tear, tear around, terrorize, throw into disorder, unleash destruction, unleash the hurricane, upheave, vandalize, vaporize, violate, waste, wrack, wreak havoc, wreck
 
Main Entry: waste away
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Sanforize, abate, ablate, absorb, age, assimilate, atomize, atrophy, attenuate, bate, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, bleed white, break up, burn up, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cheat the undertaker, come apart, consume, consume away, corrode, crack up, crumble, crumble into dust, decay, decline, decompose, decrease, deliquesce, dematerialize, depart, deplete, die, die away, die out, digest, diminish, disappear, disintegrate, disjoin, disorganize, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dive, do a fade-out, dodder, drain, drain of resources, dribble away, droop, drop, drop off, dry up, dwindle, eat, eat up, ebb, emacerate, emaciate, erode, evanesce, evaporate, exhaust, exit, expend, fade, fade away, fade out, fail, fall, fall away, fall off, fall short, fall to pieces, finish, finish off, fission, flag, flee, fly, get along, get on, go, go away, gobble, gobble up, grow old, hide, impoverish, ingest, languish, leave no trace, leave the scene, lessen, let up, lose strength, macerate, melt, melt away, molder, parch, pass, pass away, pass out, peak, perish, pine, pine away, plummet, plunge, preshrink, retire from sight, run down, run low, run to seed, run to waste, sag, sear, shake, shrink, shrivel, sink, sink away, spend, split, squander, subside, suck dry, suffer an eclipse, swallow, swallow up, tail off, thin, totter, turn gray, turn white, use up, vanish, vanish from sight, wane, waste, weaken, wear, wear away, weazen, wilt, wither, wither away, wizen, wrinkle
 
Main Entry: waste time
Synonyms:
beguile the time, burn daylight, consume time, dabble, dally, dawdle, delay, diddle, dillydally, doodle, drag, falter, flag, footle, fribble, fritter away time, goof off, halt, kill time, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag, lose time, pass the time, piddle, potter, putter, shilly-shally, tarry, trail, trifle
 
Main entries similar to: waste
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