waxen

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adjective wax·en \ˈwak-sən\

Definition of waxen

  1. 1 :  made of or covered with wax

  2. 2 :  resembling wax: such asa :  easily molded :  pliableb :  seeming to lack vitality or animation :  pallidc :  lustrously smooth

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of waxen

before 12th century


WAXEN Defined for Kids

waxen

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adjective wax·en \ˈwak-sən\

Definition of waxen for Students

  1. :  lacking vitality or animation :  pale a waxen face



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