wax

Part of speech: verb

To coat or treat with wax.

Part of speech: noun

A fatty solid substance of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin.

Part of speech: verb

To become larger gradually; grow.

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Usage examples "wax":

  1. Why do we sometimes wax thread? - "The Later Cave-Men", Katharine Elizabeth Dopp.
  2. He persuaded you to take a wax impression of Sir Lyster's key, on the chance of it one day being useful. - "Malcolm Sage, Detective", Herbert George Jenkins.
  3. Her face had a wax- like quality, the violet shadows under her eyes were brown. - "Linda Condon", Joseph Hergesheimer.