waste away

waste away
Synonyms and related words:
Sanforize, abate, ablate, absorb, age, assimilate, atomize, atrophy, attenuate, bate, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, bleed white, break up, burn up, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, cheat the undertaker, come apart, consume, consume away, corrode, crack up, crumble, crumble into dust, decay, decline, decompose, decrease, deliquesce, dematerialize, depart, deplete, die, die away, die out, digest, diminish, disappear, disintegrate, disjoin, disorganize, dispel, disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dive, do a fade-out, dodder, drain, drain of resources, dribble away, droop, drop, drop off, dry up, dwindle, eat, eat up, ebb, emacerate, emaciate, erode, evanesce, evaporate, exhaust, exit, expend, fade, fade away, fade out, fail, fall, fall away, fall off, fall short, fall to pieces, finish, finish off, fission, flag, flee, fly, get along, get on, go, go away, gobble, gobble up, grow old, hide, impoverish, ingest, languish, leave no trace, leave the scene, lessen, let up, lose strength, macerate, melt, melt away, molder, parch, pass, pass away, pass out, peak, perish, pine, pine away, plummet, plunge, preshrink, retire from sight, run down, run low, run to seed, run to waste, sag, sear, shake, shrink, shrivel, sink, sink away, spend, split, squander, subside, suck dry, suffer an eclipse, swallow, swallow up, tail off, thin, totter, turn gray, turn white, use up, vanish, vanish from sight, wane, waste, weaken, wear, wear away, weazen, wilt, wither, wither away, wizen, wrinkle

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