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EtymologyEdit

From for- +‎ waste.

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forwaste (third-person singular simple present forwastes, present participle forwasting, simple past and past participle forwasted)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To waste; waste completely; lay waste to; desolate.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To use up; exhaust; render emaciated or feeble; spend wastefully.

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