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used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

2 uses
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a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number) — especially the part of the moon that is visible
  • When the interest in art began to wane, the two fell to talking.
    Chapter 7 (45% in)
  • CHAPTER XXXII TUESDAY afternoon came, and waned to the twilight.
    Chapter 32 (1% in)

There are no more uses of "wane" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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