Sentence Examples


  • One of her brothers, Charaxus, fell in love with a courtesan named Doricha upon whom he squandered his property.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • His patrons had been taken away by death, or estranged by the riotous profusion with which he squandered their bounty, and the ungrateful insolence with which he rejected their advice.
  • Though regiments were disbanded, fleets put out of commission and fortresses dismantled to save the cost of their upkeep, the Crown paid nearly 10o,000 yearly for the maintenance of this new hierarchy, and squandered untold wealth on the erection of churches and monasteries.