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synonyms for waxing

  • augment
  • become
  • build
  • come
  • develop
  • dilate
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • grow
  • heighten
  • increase
  • magnify
  • mount
  • multiply
  • rise
  • run
  • swell
  • turn
  • upsurge
  • fill out
  • get bigger
  • get to
  • grow full
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antonyms for waxing

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  • abridge
  • cease
  • compress
  • contract
  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • drop
  • fall
  • halt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • recede
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • slump
  • stop
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Rumor has it sugar waxing is hailed to have far more benefits than shaving, like reduction of hair growth or being gentler on the skin, but that depends on your personal preference and how sensitive your skin is.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KEEP YOUR BIKINI LINE SMOOTHDEENA CAMPBELLMAY 28, 2021ESSENCE.COM
For last week’s Classic, you took a closer look at a waxing crescent moon.
CAN YOU CUT THE PERFECT PANCAKE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSS (RIDDLERCOLUMN@GMAIL.COM)APRIL 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The repeated washes will strip wax just as they will oil, and hot waxing takes longer to redo.
YOU SHOULD HOT-WAX YOUR BIKE CHAINS. HERE'S WHY.JOE LINDSEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
"You have told me that before," roared the portly gentleman, waxing almost apoplectic.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
It's you she cares for, and you may keep her to yourself,' said Frances, waxing more and more cross. '
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
"Then she ought to keep to her own proper sphere," said I, waxing hot.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
They are evading the choice under cover of the Allies and waxing fat meanwhile.
RAEMAEKERS' CARTOONSLOUIS RAEMAEKERS
He stood speechless, gazing at the woman before him, who seemed to be waxing in fury with every moment and every word.
LOVE IN A CLOUDARLO BATES
They both listened at this point, for the domestic brawl in the small hut seemed to be waxing furious.
THE NORSEMEN IN THE WESTR.M. BALLANTYNE
The enthusiasm for Sangiorgio continued until evening, waxing higher still at the dinner-hour.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
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WORDS RELATED TO WAXING

  • KO
  • ambush
  • annihilation
  • beating
  • blow
  • break
  • breakdown
  • check
  • collapse
  • conquest
  • count
  • debacle
  • defeasance
  • destruction
  • discomfiture
  • downthrow
  • drubbing
  • embarrassment
  • extermination
  • failure
  • fall
  • insuccess
  • killing
  • licking
  • loss
  • massacre
  • mastery
  • nonsuccess
  • paddling
  • rebuff
  • repulse
  • reverse
  • rout
  • ruin
  • scalping
  • setback
  • shellacking
  • slaughter
  • subjugation
  • thrashing
  • trap
  • trashing
  • trimming
  • triumph
  • trouncing
  • vanquishment
  • waxing
  • whaling
  • whipping
  • whitewashing
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