Thesaurus / waxing

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He looked at him with a scrutinising eye, and it was but too plain that his present garments were daily waxing more deplorable.

Where there is no growth, decay has already set in; if there be no waxing of the powers, they have already begun to wane.

But the friar did not understand her, and waxing angry, anathematized her for a witch, and bade her begone.

The Bible in SpainGeorge Borrow

Joyce shot one swift glance at him and saw that he was on the verge of waxing sentimental.

The HighgraderWilliam MacLeod Raine

And after that the earl would say no more on the matter, waxing wroth if Olaf would try to persuade him.

King Olaf's KinsmanCharles Whistler

The two men strolled homewards after the field-day, Thackeray waxing enthusiastic over Irish scenery.

With her waxing strength her desire of vengeance would grow, and together with it the means of wreaking it.

The power of the great consummation will be waxing stronger and stronger.

CatharineNehemiah Adams

Herewith we continue the Ackerman-Smith debate, which is waxing hot.

It's you she cares for, and you may keep her to yourself,' said Frances, waxing more and more cross. '

Robin RedbreastMary Louisa Molesworth

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