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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Made of or covered with wax adj. - Having the paleness of wax.

Usage examples (37)
  • waxen candles
  • The poor face with the same awful waxen pallor
  • Adjective : Illness gave his face a waxen appearance. ,The minds of young children are waxen
  • Bessy's features seemed to shrink into a kind of waxen quietude -- as though her face were seen under clear water, a long way down. for more
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