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They hope Liberty’s political influence over the city may be on the wane just as downtown redevelopment is bringing loft apartments and new voters to the city.

The German infatuation with Atatürk and Turkey waned after the Beerhall Putsch.

When Marston died in 1947, her political edge waned still further.

As prejudices waned, it became easier and ultimately desirable for Jews to fully assimilate.

In 1944, the Nazi influence waned, allowing the Soviet tide to come crashing back down on the Baltic shores.

Trust in European institutions has waned across the continent.

Egypt withdrew, the glamour waned, the ancient spell seemed lifted.

Uxenden eventually waned entirely, and without tears so far as I was concerned.

And Rollo indeed ran faster, but the desert steed faster too; and for a long time the distance between neither waxed nor waned.

The talk grew less and less magnetic; the interest waned; the descriptions of his travels became less alive.

Slowly, as the summer waned, I made my way up through the Casentino, once more past the strongholds and the little towns.


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On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to waned, such as: dim, abate, ebb, dwindle, subside, and atrophy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.