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Wane, vb. to decrease; to decline: “in --ing age,” Lucr. 142. Shr. Ind. 2, 65. II, 403. “as fast as thou shalt w., so fast thou growest in one of thine,” Sonn. 11, 1. “who hast by --ing grown, and therein showest thy lovers withering as thy sweet self growest,” 126, 3. “how slow this old moon --s,” Mids. I, 1, 4. “I seek not to wax great by others' --ing,” H6B IV, 10, 22 (O. Edd. “warning. I shall interche ge my --d state for Henry's regal crown,” H6C IV, 7, 4. to watch the --ing of my “adversaries,” R3 IV, 4, 4. In Ant. II, 1, 21 O. Edd. thy wand lip; M. Edd. waned; perhaps wanned. cf. Beauty-waning.
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