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Owl's word for the day

just one word... once a day from the Owl (mood, internet and zesa dependent)

Squander

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. (Benjamin Franklin)

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Definition:

squander (verb)

waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.
"£100m of taxpayers' money has been squandered on administering the tax"

synonyms: waste, misspend, misuse, throw away, dissipate, fritter away, run through, lose, lavish, spend recklessly, spend unwisely, make poor use of, be prodigal with, spend money like water; More

allow (an opportunity) to pass or be lost.
"the team squandered several good scoring chances"

Scrabble Value:

S = 1 point
Q = 10 points
U = 1 point
A = 1 point
N = 1 point
D = 2 points
E = 1 point
R = 1 point

Squander is worth at least 18 points in the game of scrabble and would be a wise word choice!

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12 August 2018 06:31

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