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wane
used in War and Peace

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Definition
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number) — especially the part of the moon that is visible
  • I grieve that my waning strength prevents rejoicing in the sight of your most gracious presence.
    Book Twelve — 1812 (6% in)
  • To the right and high up in the sky was the sickle of the waning moon and opposite to it hung that bright comet which was connected in Pierre's heart with his love.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (83% in)

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