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Become larger or stronger
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“Certainly that was his formulation in the early years, that as the child's objectivity waxed, so to speak, so his imagination and fantasy life would be inclined to wane.”
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Begin to speak or write about something in the specified manner
“He began to wax eloquent on what was wrong with it.”
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To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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To appear larger each night as a progression from a new moon to a full moon
“One should plant seeds and cuttings when the moon is waxing.”
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To apply a slippery substance so as to minimize friction
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To remove hair at the roots from (a part of the body) by coating the skin with a film of wax that is then pulled away sharply
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To make smooth or shiny
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To kill or cause the death of
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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 strike or hit repeatedly
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To grow strongly and vigorously
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To be superior to
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To cause damage to
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To completely destroy or devastate
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To make stronger or more solid
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Or, the processed form of this wax used in the manufacture of various goods
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An angry state of mind
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A substance used to give something a smooth and shiny surface when rubbed in
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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 petty quarrel, especially one between friends or lovers
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A soft lustre on a surface
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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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A coloured substance which is spread over a surface and dries to leave a thin decorative or protective coating
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Glue that is used for sticking paper or other light materials together
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