Sentence Examples

  • One of her brothers, Charaxus, fell in love with a courtesan named Doricha upon whom he squandered his property.
  • He squandered the resources left to him by his father, and made himself hateful to all classes of his subjects by his exactions and tyranny.
  • The Celman administration, in violation of the trust, then sold the specie and squandered the proceeds, leaving the provincial bank notes without guarantee and value.
  • The problem of obtaining a firm footing on the Baltic coast, on which Ivan the Terrible had squandered his resources to no purpose, was now solved satisfactorily.
  • Hostilities had been resumed with England; the duke of Orleans had squandered the money raised for John's expedition against Calais; and the two rivals broke out into open threats.