|part of speech:
||waxes, waxing, waxed
||to grow or increase in amount, size or strength.
Her anger waxed as he continued to insult her.
- grow, increase
- similar words:
- balloon, broaden, develop, expand, extend, mushroom, swell, widen
||to become brighter. The moon waxes when the size of its bright areas increases from a crescent to a full moon.
As the moon waxes, it gets harder to see the stars.
||accumulate, appreciate, billow, flourish, go, increase, mount, multiply, thrive