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What is another word for throwing away?

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Noun
The act of discarding or disposing of (something unwanted)
“Geo-social mobility also results in the throwing away of many items.”
Noun
The squandering of money, energy or resources
Verb
Present participle for to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Throw away your old clothes. Get rid of it! Put on something new and fresh!”
Verb
Present participle for to use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose
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“Don't throw away your savings on these frenzied financial schemes.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to exploit an opportunity or advantageous situation
“To throw away this opportunity would be to do something unworthy of the founders of this great Canadian Confederation.”
Verb
Present participle for to reject or refuse to accept, typically an opportunity
“The fact that he was prepared to throw away this opportunity to be near me was overwhelming.”
Verb
Present participle for to abandon or give up (a course of action)
“What motives would the Stratford actor have had to throw away his career which had been so rewarding to him?”
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Present participle for to completely bungle (an opportunity)
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