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wax-myrtle family | waxberry | waxbill | waxbird | waxed | waxen | waxflower | waxiness | waxing | waxlike | waxmallow


Adjective, Verb (usu participle)


  •  Made of wax.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Covered with wax; waxed; as, a waxen tablet.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Resembling wax; waxy; hence, soft; yielding.  [1913 Webster]
    "Men have marble, women waxen, minds."  [1913 Webster]
Waxen chatterer (Zoöl.), the Bohemian chatterer.


waxen, adj.
1 having a smooth pale translucent surface as of wax.
2 able to receive impressions like wax; plastic.
3 archaic made of wax.



achromatic, achromic, anemic, ashen, ashy, blanched, bled white, bloodless, cadaverous, chloranemic, colorless, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, doughy, dull, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faded, faint, fallow, flat, ghastly, gray, haggard, hueless, hypochromic, lackluster, leaden, livid, lurid, lusterless, mat, mealy, muddy, neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty, sallow, sickly, tallow-faced, toneless, uncolored, wan, washed-out, weak, whey-faced, white

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