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dissipate

  

      vb  
1    to exhaust or be exhausted by dispersion  
2    tr   to scatter or break up  
3    intr   to indulge in the pursuit of pleasure  
     (C15: from Latin dissipare to disperse, from dis-1 + supare to throw)  
  dissipater, dissipator      n  
  dissipative      adj  
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dissipate

  
1    burn up, consume, deplete, expend, fritter away, indulge oneself, lavish, misspend, run through, spend, squander, waste  
2    disappear, dispel, disperse, dissolve, drive away, evaporate, scatter, vanish  

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