GRE Word List

SQUANDER

waste; spend foolishly

The meaning of the word squander is waste; spend foolishly.

Random words

WordMeaning
terrestrialon or relating to the earth
smoldersmoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
wringtwist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
direwarning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
maulhandle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
turncoattraitor
profaneviolate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
earthyunrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
provisionact of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
gaitmanner of walking or running; speed