Thesaurus / wax

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Mops are impossible, and this is another subject on which the housekeeper can wax eloquent.
Wax lights blaze upon the altar—many witnesses are standing round it.
It was so carelessly sealed that we were able to open and refasten it without seeming to have broken the wax.
THE ROAD TO PARISROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
Timbuctoo now scarcely forwards anything but gold to the coast of Tripoli, together with wax and ivory, but no slaves.
We simply find it hard to believe that they are not wax flowers grown under a glass case.
TWELVE TYPESG.K. CHESTERTON
The string will absorb the wax, and may then be placed on one side until needed.
This was unfortunate perhaps for Oregon, and the whole Columbia region; but over it Portland rejoiced, and continued to wax fat.
ACROSS AMERICAJAMES F. RUSLING
Wax matches cost only a cuarta per box, but cigarettes were expensive.
THE ARENAVARIOUS
On one side are the islands of Cuyo and great Paragua, where abundance of wax is gathered.
Every wax taper was lighted in the silver candelabra, and the dim old mirrors multiplied their lights on every side.
THE LITTLE COLONELANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON

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