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squandered

skwon derd

  • v  spend thoughtlessly; throw away
    You squandered the opportunity to get and advanced degree
  • v  spend extravagantly
  • s  not used to good advantage
    squandered money cannot be replaced

  • I think the human race has squandered its gift, and I think this country has squandered its promise.
  • McCain's greatest claim to the presidency his overseas expertise now seems squandered.
  • Development schemes for Third World countries rarely benefit the poor, largely because aid is too often squandered by corrupt bureaucracies.
News & Articles

  • Hoffman eyeing redemption after hot start at Travelers
    (Reuters) - American Charley Hoffman kick-started his bid for redemption at the Travelers Championship with a stunning nine-under-par 61 for a one-shot lead after Thursday's opening round in Connecticut. Hoffman, looking to atone for last year's collapse when he squandered a two-shot lead with two holes to play, turned a steady start of five straight pars into a sensational round, carding five ...
    June 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Golf-Hoffman eyeing redemption after hot start at Travelers
    June 20 (Reuters) - American Charley Hoffman kick-started his bid for redemption at the Travelers Championship with a stunning nine-under-par 61 for a one-shot lead after Thursday's opening round in Connecticut. Hoffman, looking to atone for last year's collapse when he squandered a two-shot lead with two holes to play, turned a steady start of five straight pars into a sensational round ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • NBA Finals Game 7: San Antonio Spurs offense should give them advantage
    As we stand amazed by Miami’s steely resolve or rubberneck at San Antonio’s squandered opportunities, it’s easy to disregard all that the Spurs did on Tuesday night to put themselves within a Ray Allen wrist-flick of the NBA title.
    June 19, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
Quotes

  • John McCain in ABC News
    The lasting advantage of a peaceful and democratic ally in the heart of the Middle East could still be squandered by hasty withdrawal and arbitrary timelines,McCain said in Las Vegas. "And this is one of many problems in the shifting...
  • Joe Biden in International Herald Tribune
    Biden said the money "cannot be squandered" and warned that states will be held accountable for what they do with the money.
  • Stanwood Duval in USA Today
    Millions of dollars were squandered in building a levee system with respect to these outfall canals which were known to be inadequate by the Corps' own calculations,Duval wrote in his 146-page ruling.

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