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squander
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
to waste — money, resources, or opportunities
  • We squandered our first nickels on the House of Horrors, which scared us not at all; we entered the black seventh-grade room and were led around by the temporary ghoul in residence and were made to touch several objects alleged to be component parts of a human being.
    p. 344.4
squandered = wasted
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