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be prodigal with, blow     (slang)   consume, dissipate, expend, fritter away, frivol away, lavish, misspend, misuse, run through, scatter, spend, spend like water, throw away, waste  
   be frugal, be thrifty, economize, keep, put aside for a rainy day, save, store  
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  ( squanders    3rd person present)   ( squandering    present participle)   ( squandered    past tense & past participle  ) If you squander money, resources, or opportunities, you waste them.      verb  
Hooker didn't squander his money on flashy cars or other vices...      V n on n  
He had squandered his chances to win.      V n  

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squad, square, slander, squalid

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