Part of speech:
To become sicker after partial recovery from an illness.
The repeating of or returning to criminal behavior by the same offender or type of offender.
To decline or become debased morally, culturally, etc.
To grow worse; degenerate:
To weaken or lessen; decline
To fade is defined as to become less bright, to grow more faint, less popular, or less strong, or to begin to wither away and disappear.
To omit to perform (an expected duty, for example):
Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
To fail in distinctness or regularity of exercise; said of the mind or of thought.
Flag is defined as to signal or mark something to get someone's attention.
To go to bed.
To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
(Intransitive) To become less.
To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
(Card Games) To fail to follow suit when required and able to do so; revoke
To return to an earlier, inferior, or less complex condition.
To go back in action, thought, speech, etc.; return, as to a former practice, opinion, state, or subject
To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
To fall or sink heavily; collapse:
Wane means to decrease in power, size or intensity.
To make or become weak or weaker.
To make or become worse
To a greater extent or degree:
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