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waste

noun: any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers"

noun: useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"

noun: the trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"

noun: an uninhabited wilderness that is worthless for cultivation; "the barrens of central Africa"; "the trackless wastes of the desert"

noun: (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect

verb: spend thoughtlessly; throw away; "He wasted his inheritance on his insincere friends"; "You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree"

verb: use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"

verb: get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"

verb: run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"

verb: get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"

verb: spend extravagantly; "waste not, want not"

verb: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"

verb: cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"

verb: cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"

verb: become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"

adj: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"


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waste

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 8

Literati value: 8

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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