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waste

Part of speech: Verb

To lay in ruins; to destroy; to wear away gradually; to spend or use recklessly.

Part of speech: Verb

To lose bulk value, or strength.

Part of speech: Adjective

Lying unused; desolate; dreary; desert; unproductive; worthless.

Part of speech: Noun

The act of spending carelessly; that which is unused; the state of being unused, squandered, etc.; something thrown aside in a manufacturing process; as, cotton waste; refuse; a desert.

Part of speech: Adverb

Wastefully.

Part of speech: Noun

Wastefulness.

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