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control
to order, limit, instruct or rule something, or someone's actions or behaviour:
dim
to (make something) become less bright:
estimate v
to guess the cost, size, value, etc. of something:
fault
a mistake, especially something for which you are to blame:
give up
to stop doing an activity or piece of work before you have completed it, usually because it is too difficult
to stop owning and using something
ignore
to intentionally not listen or give attention to:
threaten
to tell someone that you will kill or hurt them, or cause problems for them if they do not do what you want:
to be likely to cause harm or damage to something or someone:
ton
a unit of measurement of weight equal to 2000 pounds or about 907 kilograms
(INFORMAL)A ton or tons of something is a very large amount: I've got a ton of homework to do tonight.
wasteful
wasteful spending
a wasteful use of resources
to use (something) without care or thought
satelite
an artificial object sent up into space to travel round the earth, used for collecting information or communicating by radio, television, etc: