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    wastrel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wastrel

    (noun) someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
    Synonyms : waster
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A wastrel is a person who wastes money on self-indulgence, is a profligate.


wast(waste)+rel(rail)...so a person who is throwing waste materials in a rail.

wastrel: divide it into 2 parts,WASTE+REL ,so that it will imply that,the employs of RELiance has WASTEd all the capitals of the firm.It means that the employs of the RELiance are PROFLIGATE.

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waste reliance...wastrel....he was wasting money as he had got job in reliance

Wastrel = waste + rel (relatives); waste relative means relatives are going to scattered or dissipated.

wastrel is one who is going to waste in rail.

waste relations,A wasteful or good-for-nothing person. -wastrel

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