Part of speech:
A waxy, white or colorless solid mixture of hydrocarbons made from petroleum and used to make candles, wax paper, lubricants, and waterproof coatings.
To increase in volume or loudness
To become smooth or shiny by being rubbed:
To cause to appear less harsh or severe than is the case:
Shine is to reflect light, or to polish, or to stand out due to excellence.
To allow to grow
To cover with a layer:
(Med.) Designating, of, or characterized by degeneration resulting from the deposit of an insoluble, waxlike substance in an organ
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.
A tallowlike substance that honeybees secrete and use for building their honeycomb: it is used in candles, polishes, etc.
A hard, unctuous, fat- or wax-based solid, sometimes medicated, formerly applied to the skin directly or on dressings.
The art of modeling in wax
The art of painting with this substance.
A brown to black mineral wax sometimes found in sandstone, used to make candles, polishes, etc.
To wrap in or as if in cerecloth.
To acquire something usually over a period of time.
To facilitate the progress of.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To lubricate, supply, cover, or polish with oil.
To polish (an automobile, etc.) with or as with wax
to grow gradually larger, more numerous, etc.; increase in strength, intensity, volume, etc.
To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To make larger or more powerful; increase.
To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
To go upward; rise:
(Intransitive) To grow in number.
To increase in number or spread rapidly.
To increase in intensity, force, or speed:
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
To rise or fly high into the air
To become is defined as to grow or change into, or to be suitable for.
Come means to reach a particular state or action.
To cause to come or go or move.
To go or apply (to) for help
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
To increase the density and usually the thickness of (cloth) by shrinking and beating or pressing.
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