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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwastrelwas‧trel /ˈweɪstrəl/ noun [countable]  literaryALWASTE something a lazy person who does not try to achieve anything in life
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wastrelBut these two spent their gifts like wastrels.Another time, Lucy talked about Jeremy, his father's wastrel shadow ever in the background.The family were not rich; much of their land had been sold to pay the debts of successive wastrel sons.
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