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wane
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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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
  • By a chance, which added yet more to the intensity of the darkness, the moon, which was on the wane, did not rise until eleven o'clock, and the streets which the young man traversed were plunged in the deepest obscurity.
    Chapters 37-38 (1% in)

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