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squander
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
to waste — money, resources, or opportunities
  • The senses could not avoid that conclusion, and people complained that they had been "cheated out of summer"—although, abetted by natural and artificial circumstances, people had cheated themselves out of it by squandering both internal and external time.
    6.4 - An Outburst of Temper / Something Very Embarrassing (13% in)

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