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synonyms for waned

  • abate
  • atrophy
  • decrease
  • die down
  • die out
  • dim
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • fade
  • peter out
  • shrink
  • slacken
  • subside
  • taper off
  • weaken
  • wither
  • decline
  • drop
  • fail
  • fall
  • moderate
  • relent
  • sink
  • die away
  • draw to a close
  • ease off
  • fade away
  • fall short
  • let up
  • slack off
  • waste away
  • wind down
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antonyms for waned

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  • brighten
  • develop
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • ascend
  • go up
  • reach
  • win
  • raise
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How to use waned in a sentence

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.
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Egypt withdrew, the glamour waned, the ancient spell seemed lifted.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Uxenden eventually waned entirely, and without tears so far as I was concerned.
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And Rollo indeed ran faster, but the desert steed faster too; and for a long time the distance between neither waxed nor waned.
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The talk grew less and less magnetic; the interest waned; the descriptions of his travels became less alive.
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Slowly, as the summer waned, I made my way up through the Casentino, once more past the strongholds and the little towns.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
In truth, as the public credulity waned, the doctor's cures failed.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
The evening waned, but it brought no sign of any of the missing three.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
It was her Highness's custom to pray and meditate in solitude for an hour when the day waned.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
As the afternoon waned she grew apprehensive, and it was not until evening that he came.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
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