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wane
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  • The day waned into a gloomy evening, overcast and sad, and I still contended with the same distress.
  • Matters being brought to this so far satisfactory pass, and time being on the wane, Mrs. Bagnet proposes a departure.
  • "Now, little housewife," said my guardian, looking at his watch, "I was strictly timed before I came upstairs, for you must not be tired too soon; and my time has waned away to the last minute.

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  • Our passion has waned over the years, but our love has grown.
  • The moon was waning, but I could still see the trail.

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