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Adjective
Causing a waste, particularly a wasting disease which causes pronounced loss of body mass
“A wasting disease.”
Verb
Present participle for use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
“Mom said they couldn't afford to waste anything right now.”
Verb
Present participle for to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
“… one country attempting to waste another.”
Verb
“Spinal muscular atrophy makes muscles waste away and is incurable.”
Verb
“The disease had wasted his legs.”
Verb
“I didn't want him dead, he was too good at what he did for me to waste him like that.”
Noun
The process of atrophying or state of having atrophied
Adjective
Characterized by or causing degeneration
Noun
Putridity
Adjective
Decreasing
Noun
Adjective
Tending to cause corrosion
Noun
The action of using up a resource
Noun
The state of being decrepit
Noun
The action of spending funds
Noun
The process of decay or rotting in a body or other organic matter
Noun
Death and destruction
Noun
An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder
Noun
The act of making very lean
Noun
The act, process or result of causing significant damage to something
Noun
Structural or physical deterioration
Noun
The unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
Adjective
In poor health
Verb
Expending or consuming by employing
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