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wane
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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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
  • Out of the black shadows there glimmered little red circles of light, now bright, now faint, as the burning poison waxed or waned in the bowls of the metal pipes.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (10% in)

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