waste (v.) Old form(s): wast
efface, wipe out, destroy
2H4 IV.v.215[King Henry IV to Prince Henry] action hence borne out / May waste the memory of the former days
Luc.959[Lucrece as if to time] Time's glory is to ... waste huge stones with little water-drops
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