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wane
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  • The moon was on the wane: each night there was a longer interval of darkness.
  • ’As the evening drew on, my interest waned.
  • I put Weena, still motionless, down upon a turfy bole, and very hastily, as my first lump of camphor waned, I began collecting sticks and leaves.
  • I hastily took a lump of camphor from my pocket, and prepared to light it as soon as the match should wane.
  • ) ’It seemed to me that I had happened upon humanity upon the wane.

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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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