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wane
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had so long been accustomed to pass from one country-house to another, till the close of the holidays brought her friends to town, that the unfilled gaps of time confronting her produced a sharp sense of waning popularity.
  • Her dread of returning to a sleepless night was so great that she lingered on, hoping that excessive weariness would reinforce the waning power of the chloral.

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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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