confound (v.)
[of time] waste, consume, squander
AC I.i.45[Antony to Cleopatra] Let's not confound the time with conference harsh
AC I.iv.28[Caesar to Lepidus, of Antony] to confound such time / That drums him from his sport and speaks as loud / As his own state and ours
Cor I.vi.17[Cominius to Messenger] How couldst thou in a mile confound an hour, / And bring thy news so late?
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