Squander - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Squander.

BLOW
BURN
DISSIPATE
LOSE
MISSPEND
WASTE
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BLOW
  1. an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
  2. burst suddenly; "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"
  3. spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater"
  4. an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
  5. melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs blew out"; "The fuse blew"
  6. spend thoughtlessly; throw away;
  7. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  8. shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase"
  9. make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
  10. be blowing or storming; "The wind blew from the West"
  11. a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
  12. allow to regain its breath; "blow a horse"
  13. show off
  14. ca
BURN
  1. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  2. burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
  3. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
  4. undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
  5. cause to undergo combustion; "burn garbage"; "The car burns only Diesel oil"
  6. destroy by fire; "They burned the house and his diaries"
  7. use up (energy); "burn off calories through vigorous exercise"
  8. damage inflicted by fire
  9. create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
  10. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  11. feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; "She was burning with anger"; "He was burning to try out his new skies"
  12. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  13. cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; "The sun burned his face"
DISSIPATE
  1. spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
  2. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
  3. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
  4. live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
LOSE
  1. be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"
  2. fail to win; "We lost the battle but we won the war"
  3. retreat
  4. place (something) where one cannot find it again; "I misplaced my eyeglasses"
  5. suffer the loss of a person through death or removal; "She lost her husband in the war"; "The couple that wanted to adopt the child lost her when the biological parents claimed her"
  6. fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind; "I missed that remark"; "She missed his point"; "We lost part of what he said"
  7. allow to go out of sight; "The detective lost the man he was shadowing after he had to stop at a red light"
  8. miss from one's possessions; lose sight of; "I've lost my glasses again!"
  9. fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
  10. fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to sp
MISSPEND
  1. spend (money or other resources) unwisely
  2. spend time badly or unwisely; "He misspent his youth"
WASTE
  1. cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  2. cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
  3. lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
  4. spend extravagantly;
  5. use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
  6. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
  7. run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  8. get rid of; "We waste the dirty water by channeling it into the sewer"
  9. spend thoughtlessly; throw away;
  10. 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"
  11. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caus
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/07/2018 9:00am

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