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Sample sentences for the GRE study word squander

squander can be used as a verb

1.Then squander a sovereign in dribs and drabs. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
2.Don't squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
3.He said she used to squander the money, that she had no head, that he wasn't going to give her his hard-earned money to throw about the streets, and much more, for he was usually fairly bad of a Saturday night. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
4.He learned to play heavily at cards and to squander money on the turf, until he had again and again to come to me and implore me to give him an advance upon his allowance, that he might settle his debts of honour. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
5.What to sacrifice I squander what is given me, a squanderer with a thousand hands how could I call that--sacrificin. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
6.You have filched the winning number in the lottery you have gained the great prize, guard it well, keep it under lock and key, do not squander it, adore each other and snap your fingers at all the rest. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

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