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What is the opposite of wax?

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Opposite of to become larger or stronger
Opposite of to make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
Opposite of to defeat heavily in a contest
Opposite of to apply varnish or glaze to (a surface)
Opposite of to put a coating on, especially as a final touch
“I try to strip the layer of paint in a safe way, by sealing off the room with poly sheets, moistening the paint, and then scraping it off.”
Opposite of to apply a substance such as oil or grease to (an engine or component) so as to minimize friction and allow smooth movement
Opposite of to murder or assassinate someone
“So if they resurrect any more dead characters remember where you heard it first.”
Opposite of to strike or hit repeatedly
Opposite of to happen, transpire, or take place
“Despite being so young, he was actually able to remain calm despite the danger.”
Opposite of to take the life of (someone)
“The kidnappers assured Maria that they would spare Rico if the ransom was paid.”
Opposite of to comprehensively defeat
“He got on top of his larger opponent and then put him in an armbar that forced his opponent to submit to him.”
Opposite of to defeat in a contest, especially by a large margin
Opposite of an angry state of mind, or the expression of such
Opposite of natural oil
Opposite of a fit of sulking or ill humor
“Yet, even upon hearing the bad news, he would leave the company in a state of calm.”
Opposite of the surface appearance of a manufactured material or object, or the material used to produce this
“There was a superficial scratch on the brushed metal finish but the interior was still intact.”
Opposite of of, resembling, containing, or made of, wax
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