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What is another word for wax?

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Noun
An oily, water-resistant substance
“Paraffin would be much too costly to be converted into candles if made from wax.”
Noun
An angry state of mind, or the expression of such
Noun
Resin dissolved in a liquid and applied to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry
Noun
The state of being irascible
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Used to make candles, soap and lubricants
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Natural oil
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A mixture of tallow and oil used to soften leather, and make it waterproof
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A waxy substance secreted by the ear
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A substance used to reduce friction between objects or surfaces
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An increase or improvement
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Glue that is used for sticking paper or other light materials together
Verb
To put a shine on
“In general, you should wax your car at least twice a year and more often if you drive in industrial city areas.”
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To apply a slippery substance so as to minimize friction
“If you hear squeaking, that's a sure sign that you need to wax the surface.”
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To become larger or stronger
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“Their concern goes back a long way and has only tended to wax over time.”
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To (increasingly) assume a specified quality or characteristic
“He began to wax eloquent on what was wrong with it.”
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To appear larger each night as a progression from a new moon to a full moon
“The opposite is true for the new moon since, during the cycle that follows a new moon, the moon begins to wax.”
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To comprehensively defeat
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“Nelson and Lippo rallied in the third set to wax their rivals 6-1, making up for dropping the second set.”
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To defeat, subdue or overcome with superior strength
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To kill or cause the death of
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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To cause physical or bodily damage or injury to
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To make a recording of (in audio or video form)
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To make a financial return from
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To grow strongly and vigorously
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To be superior to
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Adjective
Of, resembling, containing, or made of, wax
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