"waxes" in the noun sense
any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
"waxes" in the verb sense
cover with wax
"wax the car"
2. wax, mount, climb, rise
go up or advance
"Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"
3. wax, full
increase in phase
"the moon is waxing"
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