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  • The golden sunset was waning and the air had grown sharp.
  • School and home seemed to recede from us and their influences upon us seemed to wane.
  • He would say, alluding to Aunt Kate and Aunt Julia: "Ladies and Gentlemen, the generation which is now on the wane among us may have had its faults but for my part I think it had certain qualities of hospitality, of humour, of humanity, which the new and very serious and hypereducated generation that is growing up around us seems to me to lack."

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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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