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squan·der

 (skwŏn′dər)
tr.v. squan·dered, squan·der·ing, squan·ders
1. To spend wastefully or extravagantly; dissipate. See Synonyms at waste.
2. To fail to take advantage of: squandered an opportunity to go to college.
3. Archaic To scatter.
n.
Extravagant expenditure; prodigality.

[Origin unknown.]

squan′der·er n.
squan′der·ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.squandered - not used to good advantage; "squandered money cannot be replaced"; "a wasted effort"
lost - no longer in your possession or control; unable to be found or recovered; "a lost child"; "lost friends"; "his lost book"; "lost opportunities"