Futile effort - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Futile effort.

5 letter answer(s) to futile effort

  1. become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  2. cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly; "The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion"
  3. cause to grow thin or weak; "The treatment emaciated him"
  4. lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
  5. spend extravagantly;
  6. use inefficiently or inappropriately; "waste heat"; "waste a joke on an unappreciative audience"
  7. get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing; "The mafia liquidated the informer"; "the double agent was neutralized"
  8. 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"
  9. run off as waste; "The water wastes back into the ocean"
  10. (law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or

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