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Daemon
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fritter

(verb) Spend frivolously and unwisely.

Synonyms: fool away, dissipate, shoot

Usage: Our English youth fritters away its time in idleness and pleasure-seeking.
KSPavan
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fritter
Definition: (verb) Spend frivolously and unwisely.
Synonyms: fool away, dissipate, shoot
Usage: Our English youth fritters away its time in idleness and pleasure-seeking.
Adyl Mouhei
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Daemon wrote:
fritter

(verb) Spend frivolously and unwisely.

Synonyms: fool away, dissipate, shoot

Usage: Our English youth fritters away its time in idleness and pleasure-seeking.
8BooksOfSengathe
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:15:09 AM

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Daemon wrote:
fritter

(verb) Spend frivolously and unwisely.

Synonyms: fool away, dissipate, shoot

Usage: Our English youth fritters away its time in idleness and pleasure-seeking.


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Upon gaining instant wealth , through an inheritance or a
lottery winning ,too many people fritter away their monies.
taurine
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:27:20 AM

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When the only available asset is the matrimonial home, the following interesting line of authority that goes back to Martin v Martin [1977] EWCA Civ 777 says:
"A spouse cannot be allowed to fritter away the assets by extravagant living or reckless expenditure and then to claim as great a share of what was left as he would have been entitled to if he had behaved reasonably".

So pa la enferma
Wilmar (USA)
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Definition: (verb) Spend frivolously and unwisely.
coag
Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019 8:02:36 AM

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"Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day
You fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way"
Emel Rapchan
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RuthP
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One could certainly fritter away one's time eating fritters! d'oh! Whistle Dancing
Sarrriesfan
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Spam fritters helped keep the British people from going hungry during WW2.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spam_fritter



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