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Synonyms for waxwæks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wax(verb)

    any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water

    Antonyms:
    wane

  2. wax(verb)

    cover with wax

    Synonyms:
    rise, mount, climb, full

    Antonyms:
    wane

  3. wax, mount, climb, rise(verb)

    go up or advance

    Synonyms:
    resurrect, rise, stand up, climb up, uprise, put on, climb on, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, come up, grow, originate, mount up, ride, ascend, prove, develop, climb, bestride, full, get on, get up, hop on, jump on, move up, turn out, jump, rear, mount, rise up, wax

    Antonyms:
    wane

  4. wax, full(verb)

    increase in phase

    Synonyms:
    rise, wax, mount, climb, full

    Antonyms:
    wane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wax(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cere, smear with wax

  2. wax(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    increase (as the moon)

  3. wax(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grow, become, come to be, get to be

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cera, wax-burning, candelilla, beeswax, candle, waxy, paraffin


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