wax (v.) 1
grow, become, turn
1H6 II.v.9 [Mortimer to Gaolers, of his eyes] These eyes ... / Wax dim, as drawing to their exigent
2H6 III.ii.76 [Queen to King] Art thou like the adder waxen deaf?
2H6 IV.x.19 [Iden to himself] I seek not to wax great by others' waning
CE I.i.92 [Egeon to Duke] The seas waxed calm
H5 V.i.80 [Pistol alone] Old I do wax
H5 V.ii.226 [King Henry to Katherine] the elder I wax, the better I shall appear
Ham I.iv.87 [Horatio to Marcellus, of Hamlet] He waxes desperate with imagination
RJ I.v.126 [Capulet to himself] Ah, sirrah, by my fay, it waxes late
Tim III.iv.11 [Lucius's Servant to Philotus, of Timon] the days are waxed shorter with him
Tit III.i.221 [Titus to Marcus] If the winds rage, doth not the sea wax mad, / Threat'ning the welkin with his big-swoll'n face
Ven 420 [Venus to Adonis] The colt that's backed and burdened being young ... never waxeth strong

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