Wax synonyms

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To increase
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To increase in volume or loudness
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To increase
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To become smooth or shiny by being rubbed:
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To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
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Shine is to reflect light, or to polish, or to stand out due to excellence.
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To allow to grow
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To cover with a layer:
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Waxy; waxlike
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Containing or producing cerium.
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Having to do with cerumen (earwax).
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Resembling wax.
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(Med.) Designating, of, or characterized by degeneration resulting from the deposit of an insoluble, waxlike substance in an organ
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A yellow, gray, or black waxy material formed in the intestines of sperm whales that consists of a mixture of steroid derivatives. It is often found floating at sea or washed ashore, has a pleasant odor, and is added to perfumes as a fixative to slow down the rate of evaporation.
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A tallowlike substance that honeybees secrete and use for building their honeycomb: it is used in candles, polishes, etc.
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A hard, unctuous, fat- or wax-based solid, sometimes medicated, formerly applied to the skin directly or on dressings.
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A writing on wax.
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A cloth with which ancient wrestlers rubbed themselves, to make their limbs not only more sleek and less capable of gripping, but more pliable and fit for exercise.
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Divination by pouring melted wax into water and interpreting the bubbles formed.
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The art of modeling in wax
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Ceroplastics; the art of modelling in wax
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(Organic chemistry) A white waxy solid obtained from Chinese wax, and by the distillation of cerotin.
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The art of painting with this substance.
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The act of smearing or covering with wax.
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A brown to black mineral wax sometimes found in sandstone, used to make candles, polishes, etc.
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A wax obtained from the head of sperm whales. It is used to make cosmetics etc.
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To wrap in or as if in cerecloth.
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Present participle of coat.
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To acquire something usually over a period of time.
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To facilitate the progress of.
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To lubricate, supply, cover, or polish with oil.
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A waxy, white or colorless solid mixture of hydrocarbons made from petroleum and used to make candles, wax paper, lubricants, and waterproof coatings.
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To polish (an automobile, etc.) with or as with wax
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(Intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
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to grow gradually larger, more numerous, etc.; increase in strength, intensity, volume, etc.
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To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
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To make larger or more powerful; increase.
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To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
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To establish a basis for; found or ground:
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(Idiomatic) To strengthen.
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The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
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Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
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To cause to increase in extent.
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To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
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To go upward; rise:
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(Intransitive) To grow in number.
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To increase in number or spread rapidly.
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To increase in intensity, force, or speed:
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(Idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
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(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
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To rise or fly high into the air
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(Intransitive) to surge up, or to become stronger or greater
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(Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
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To become is defined as to grow or change into, or to be suitable for.
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Come means to reach a particular state or action.
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To cause to come or go or move.
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To go or apply (to) for help
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To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
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(Intransitive) To ascend; rise; to go up.
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To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.
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A refined form of ozocerite that is used in polishes and to make candles
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The white, waxy constituent of spermaceti
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