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At their best, road races can still provide the in-person communal experience that was already on the wane before the pandemic accelerated the forces of alienation and digital cocooning.
WILL MAJOR MARATHONS ACTUALLY COME BACK THIS FALL?MARTIN FRITZ HUBERFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The idea of putting in eight hours a day, five days a week was already on the wane for many millennial and Gen Z workers, long before the arrival of Covid-19.
‘PEOPLE HAVE HAD PERMISSION TO EXPERIMENT’: PANDEMIC EXPEDITES RETHINK ON 9-TO-5 WORK STRUCTURESJESSICA DAVIESNOVEMBER 23, 2020DIGIDAY
The waxing in those Wall Street staples as the results in consumer wane is what’s supporting JPMorgan in the crisis.
HOW JPMORGAN CHASE IS PROCEEDING WITH EXTREME CAUTION—AND STILL MAKING PLENTY OF MONEYSHAWN TULLYOCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
Some might believe bureaucracy is on the wane, that it’s headed for the same fate as landline telephones or gas­-powered cars.
HOW TO BREAK FREE OF BUREAUCRACY IN THE WORKPLACEMICHELE ZANINIAUGUST 17, 2020QUARTZ
The moon was a ribbon-thin waning crescent, and I found the vast dark, with no city lights, almost terrifying to take in.
WHO NEEDS MARS WHEN YOU'VE GOT CANYONLANDS?EMILY PENNINGTONJULY 19, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Primo de Rivera, who believed the rebellion to be fast on the wane, shipped back to Spain 7,000 troops.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
But Mrs. Charmington was already on the wane, and as he had no wish to be her hero now he rather fought shy of her.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The moon was rising, its reddish disk somewhat diminished from being on the wane.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
The one is religious, the other a civil power; the one may wane, the other rise.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
The exchange of places was made, but after Fred had rowed for an hour or more his confidence also began to wane.
THE GO AHEAD BOYS ON SMUGGLERS' ISLANDROSS KAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
Choose the synonym for obedient
docile

WORDS RELATED TO WANE

  • abates
  • caves in
  • collapses
  • de-escalates
  • declines
  • descends
  • dies away
  • diminishes
  • drops
  • dwindles
  • eases
  • eases off
  • ebbs
  • falls
  • lets up
  • levels off
  • lowers
  • lulls
  • melts
  • moderates
  • peters out
  • quietens
  • recedes
  • settles
  • sinks
  • slackens
  • tapers
  • wanes
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