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waxed

verb , past tense of wax

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1 to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction
  • waxing a surfboard
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waxed

verb , past tense of wax

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1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the commitment of the young volunteers to the cause seems to wax and wane
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2 to eventually have as a state or quality
  • waxed poetic whenever he wrote to his girlfriend
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became, came, got, grew, ran (also chiefly dialectal run), turned, went

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