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wane
used in Carrie

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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
  • She kept waiting for the power to abate, but it remained at high water with no sign of waning.
  • Muted now, not strident, not announcing itself with a clarion, but waxing and waning in steady oscillations.

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