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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wane.

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Examples

  • But as his term waned, von Spakovsky became a poster boy for the blatant politicization of the federal agencies in charge of protecting voters 'rights.

    The Brennan Center for Justice: Good Tidings for the F.E.C.

  • But she told us that this very moon is a new tribe come into the Dale, six long hundreds in number, and twice as many more are looked for in two eights of days, and that ere this moon hath waned, that is, in twenty-four days, they will wend their ways straight for Burgdale, for they know the ways thereto.

    The Roots of the Mountains; Wherein Is Told Somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale

  • Osborne said the nostalgia he felt for the days Nebraska played Oklahoma for league titles waned years ago.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • The popularity of the idea waned in the early 2000s following disappointing results in clinical trials of two anti-angiogenic compounds, angiostatin and endostatin, that were discovered in Folkman's lab.

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  • The flaw with this reasoning is that the Eastern District of Virginia, and later Wisconsin, eventually "waned" because the judges in those districts followed the venue laws and routinely granted 1404a motions to transfer where neither side had any connection to the forum.

    Ex-PTO Commisioners Weigh in on Patent Reform

  • We know that Hamid Karzai, the president's popularity has kind of waned in recent months.

    CNN Transcript Jul 19, 2008

  • ANDERSON: ... my interest has kind of waned over the years, I will say that.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2007

  • Where there has been no progress is on the political side and America's ability to influence political progress in Iraq has actually waned which is ironic because despite having more soldiers in the line of fire in Iraq, President Bush actually has less control over the political events taking place in Baghdad.

    CNN Transcript Jul 14, 2007

  • Where there has been no progress is on the political side and America's ability to influence political progress in Iraq has actually waned which is ironic because despite having more soldiers in the line of fire in Iraq, President Bush actually has less control over the political events taking place in Baghdad.

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2007

  • WHITFIELD: And after the search had kind of waned involving some of the police authorities, the friends and family members were determined to conduct their own kind of search.

    CNN Transcript Apr 17, 2004

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