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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: waxen(0.01061 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to waxen.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: made of or covered with wax; “waxen candles”; “careful, the
floor is waxy” [syn: waxy]
2: having the paleness of wax; “the poor face with the same
awful waxen pallor”- Bram Stoker; “the soldier turned his
waxlike features toward him”; “a thin face with a waxy
paleness” [syn: waxlike, waxy]
English → English (gcide)
Wax \Wax\ (w[a^]ks), v. i. [imp. Waxed; p. p. Waxed, and
Obs. or Poetic Waxen; p. pr. & vb. n. Waxing.] [AS.
weaxan; akin to OFries. waxa, D. wassen, OS. & OHG. wahsan,
G. wachsen, Icel. vaxa, Sw. v["a]xa, Dan. voxe, Goth.
wahsjan, Gr. ? to increase, Skr. waksh, uksh, to grow.
[root]135. Cf. Waist.]
1. To increase in size; to grow bigger; to become larger or
fuller; -- opposed to wane.
The waxing and the waning of the moon. --Hakewill.
Truth's treasures . . . never shall wax ne wane.
2. To pass from one state to another; to become; to grow; as,
to wax strong; to wax warmer or colder; to wax feeble; to
wax old; to wax worse and worse.
Your clothes are not waxen old upon you. --Deut.
Where young Adonis oft reposes,
Waxing well of his deep wound. --Milton.
Waxing kernels (Med.), small tumors formed by the
enlargement of the lymphatic glands, especially in the
groins of children; -- popularly so called, because
supposed to be caused by growth of the body. --Dunglison.
Waxen \Wax"en\, a.
1. Made of wax. “The female bee, that . . . builds her waxen
2. Covered with wax; waxed; as, a waxen tablet.
3. Resembling wax; waxy; hence, soft; yielding.
Men have marble, women waxen, minds. --Shak.
Waxen chatterer (Zo["o]l.), the Bohemian chatterer.