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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 make smooth or shiny
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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To lash or strike repeatedly, especially with a long pliable instrument
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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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To cause damage to
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To completely destroy or devastate
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Plural for an oily, water-resistant substance
“Paraffin would be much too costly to be converted into candles if made from wax.”
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Plural for an angry state of mind, or the expression of such
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Plural for a substance used to give something a smooth and shiny surface when rubbed in
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Plural for the state of being irascible
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Plural for used to make candles, soap and lubricants
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Fatty acids
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Plural for a mixture of tallow and oil used to soften leather, and make it waterproof
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Plural for a waxy substance secreted by the ear
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Plural for a substance used to reduce friction between objects or surfaces
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Plural for an increase or improvement
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Plural for glue that is used for sticking paper or other light materials together
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