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squander
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

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Definition
to waste — money, resources, or opportunities
  • Then squander a sovereign in dribs and drabs.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (44% in)
  • ...anyhow I hope hes not going to get in with those medicals leading him astray to imagine hes young again coming in at 4 in the morning it must be if not more still he had the manners not to wake me what do they find to gabber about all night squandering money and getting drunker and drunker couldnt they drink water then he starts giving us his orders for eggs and tea and Findon haddy and hot buttered toast I suppose well have him sitting up like the king of the country pumping the wrong...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (58% in)
  • ...the ears theyre a nice lot all of them well theyre not going to get my husband again into their clutches if I can help it making fun of him then behind his back I know well when he goes on with his idiotics because he has sense enough not to squander every penny piece he earns down their gullets and looks after his wife and family goodfornothings poor Paddy Dignam all the same Im sorry in a way for him what are his wife and 5 children going to do unless he was insured comical little...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (79% in)

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