waxing

[ wak-sing ]SEE DEFINITION OF waxing

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WAXING

For, the power of the mother having waned, the power of the neighbour is waxing.

Now sun and moon begin to mingle: waning and waxing splendors.

"It's been a bad business all round," he went on, waxing confidential as he was prone to do.

And this is the reason for the waxing and waning of the moon.

"Then she ought to keep to her own proper sphere," said I, waxing hot.

This bird is said to be thin when the moon wanes, and fat at the waxing of the moon.

In the waxing yellow glow he turned his eyes to mine, and mine were big.

The directions for waxing will be found upon the cans in which the wax comes.

But, the sun now waxing high, they deemed it well to turn back.

Directions for waxing will be found on the cans that contain the wax.

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