What is the opposite of conserving?

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Noun
Opposite of the act of keeping something in a safe or entire state
Noun
Opposite of the process of preserving a condition or situation or the state of being preserved
Noun
Opposite of the action of preserving something
Noun
Opposite of food, clothes, and other essentials for living
“Please don't bring any non-essentials, as our luggage is already bursting at the seams.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to maintain in a good state or condition
“One wonders why some people can squander resources on moondust while others live in wretched housing.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to save or set aside for future use
“You should diligently consume your milk before its expiration date.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be frugal with or use sparingly
“The rich seldom admit that they waste money on frivolity, and rationalize conspicuous consumption as a necessary expenditure.”
Adjective
Opposite of an agent that acts to preserve
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by economy, frugality, or good management of finances or resources
“In this way, spendthrift borrowers are prevented from abusing the service and falling into the trap of revolving credit.”
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