Squander - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Squander.

BLOW
BURN
DISSIPATE
LOSE
MISSPEND
WASTE
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BLOW
  1. provide sexual gratification through oral stimulation
  2. street name for cocaine
  3. play or sound a wind instrument; "She blew the horn"
  4. an unpleasant or disappointing surprise; "it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
  5. exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down"
  6. make a sound as if blown; "The whistle blew"
  7. an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
  8. free of obstruction by blowing air through; "blow one's nose"
  9. sound by having air expelled through a tube; "The trumpets blew"
  10. an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  11. burst suddenly; "The tire blew"; "We blew a tire"
  12. spend lavishly or wastefully on; "He blew a lot of money on his new home theater"
  13. a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
  14. melt, break, or become otherwise unusable; "The lightbulbs ble
BURN
  1. spend (significant amounts of money); "He has money to burn"
  2. burn at the stake; "Witches were burned in Salem"
  3. cause to burn or combust; "The sun burned off the fog"; "We combust coal and other fossil fuels"
  4. shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
  5. damage inflicted by fire
  6. a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body)
  7. get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun
  8. an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation
  9. burn with heat, fire, or radiation; "The iron burnt a hole in my dress"
  10. a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
  11. burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
  12. pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
  13. undergo combustion; "Maple wood burns well"
  14. Scottish stream
DISSIPATE
  1. move away from each other; "The crowds dispersed"; "The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached";
  2. to cause to separate and go in different directions; "She waved her hand and scattered the crowds"
  3. live a life of pleasure, especially with respect to alcoholic consumption
  4. spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
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. become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  2. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
  3. cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  4. cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
  5. 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"
  6. lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
  7. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
  8. spend extravagantly;
  9. the trait of wasting resources; "a life characterized by thriftlessness and waste"; "the wastefulness of missed opportunities"
Clue Database Last Updated: 25/09/2018 9:00am

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