waxen candles. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
The poor face with the same awful waxen pallor. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : Illness gave his face a waxen appearance. ,The minds of young children are waxen. From Dictionary.com.
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. From Wordnik.com. [The Fruit of the Tree] Reference
The hand-bane erst waxen, to the champion of Hug-folk. From Wordnik.com. [The Tale of Beowulf Sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats] Reference
Sorcery by means of waxen images was particularly in vogue. From Wordnik.com. [The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)] Reference
Clasped to her breast by her two waxen hands was a rag doll. From Wordnik.com. [The Johnstown Horror!!! or, Valley of Death, being A Complete and Thrilling Account of the Awful Floods and Their Appalling Ruin] Reference
His face was waxen, and he looked utterly small and harmless. From Wordnik.com. [Unwise Child] Reference
Who placed the tiny flowers between its waxen little fingers?. From Wordnik.com. [Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends] Reference
Among the waxen effigies, I had almost forgot to mention King. From Wordnik.com. [A Museum for Young Gentlemen and Ladies Or, a Private Tutor for Little Masters and Misses] Reference
Dechartre had modelled for Miss Bell a waxen figure of Beatrice. From Wordnik.com. [The French Immortals Series — Complete] Reference
They were Jews, waxen-faced, their thin bodies bent with fatigue. From Wordnik.com. [Trapped in 'Black Russia' Letters June-November 1915] Reference
Remove the natural leaf from the waxen and tint the veins lightly with carmine. From Wordnik.com. [The Ladies Book of Useful Information Compiled from many sources] Reference
Von Sternberg, said producer Joe Pasternak, had "turned her into a waxen image.". From Wordnik.com. [The Death Of A Goddess] Reference
But two blue circles had sunk around his eyes, and his face wore a waxen pallor. From Wordnik.com. [The French Immortals Series — Complete] Reference
Pausing at a safe distance from the house, Céline produced from her pocket some waxen matches. From Wordnik.com. [Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter] Reference
On his bed he lay, his face waxen in colour and emaciated, while the white hands clasped the crucifix. From Wordnik.com. [Grey Town An Australian Story] Reference
These attract large numbers of worshippers, and with the myriad waxen tapers produce an impressive effect. From Wordnik.com. [Travels in the Far East] Reference
The color is already beginning to bleach from the scene as a waxen-faced German officer questions his age. From Wordnik.com. ['Fateless,' Faithful to the Kertesz Novel] Reference
The immense throng of friars and monks, who "waxen out of number," meet with small mercy from their fellow-monk. From Wordnik.com. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 109, November, 1866] Reference
Lay it on the sheet of wax and cut out the waxen letter after the pattern with a penknife previously dipped in water. From Wordnik.com. [The Ladies Book of Useful Information Compiled from many sources] Reference
A heavily scented waxen flower, pallid as the face of a lost soul, stooped and kissed her from a balcony as she passed. From Wordnik.com. [Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa] Reference
It might have been the face of a dead woman, so still, so waxen was it, were it not for the eager brilliance of the eyes. From Wordnik.com. [The Hermit of Far End] Reference
In the waxen face, with lids still half-open above the dull eyes, with lips drawn back to show the gums, was little change. From Wordnik.com. [A Sheaf of Corn] Reference
Jacqueline sat looking at him like a young sorceress engaged in sticking pins into the heart of a waxen figure of her enemy. From Wordnik.com. [The French Immortals Series — Complete] Reference
Then she gathered long tough grasses, and looped them together until she had made a cord, with which she bound the waxen posy. From Wordnik.com. [Despair's Last Journey] Reference
It happens at Madame Tussauds, where waxen celebrities deemed to be passé are stripped for parts to create more vogueish stars. From Wordnik.com. [Gold-plated failure gives England no escape from the boo-boys] Reference
There was a sudden movement in the invalid's chair, and the lame girl sat up with a most becoming blush tinting the waxen cheeks. From Wordnik.com. [The Lilac Lady] Reference
She had wonderful hair, -- like a fair, pale veil, -- a white, waxen face, and a very good figure; and she wore very odd clothes. From Wordnik.com. [McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908.] Reference
The red of the waxen camellia, vividly transparent as it was, was scarce redder than the unroughed cheeks and lips of their bearer. From Wordnik.com. [The Genius] Reference
Sorbonne, at the chancellor's suggestion, published 27 articles against all sorts of sorcery, pictures of demons, and waxen figures. From Wordnik.com. [The Superstitions of Witchcraft] Reference
The face so "accustomed to refusings" did not change, no flush of resentment relieved its waxen pallor or lightened its fading eyes. From Wordnik.com. [A Sheaf of Corn] Reference
These were usually nothing more than waxen busts, and, though held in great respect, were not treated with the same veneration as the. From Wordnik.com. [Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)] Reference
Nettie, looking more than ever like a great waxen doll in her pink gingham and golden curls, brought down the house by her recitation. From Wordnik.com. [Peggy-Alone] Reference
It brought out her waxen, lily-like pallor and the midnight luster of her hair, accentuating her height and slimness, and her eyes glowed like sapphire stars. From Wordnik.com. [The Fifth Ace] Reference
The soapsuds having made the leaf transparent, all the shades and spots can be plainly seen on the veined side, which is the side the waxen leaf has to be formed on. From Wordnik.com. [The Ladies Book of Useful Information Compiled from many sources] Reference
Queenie had seated several members of her waxen family on either side of her, and taking them an airing was a serious responsibility for their anxious little parent. From Wordnik.com. [The Captain's Bunk A Story for Boys] Reference
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