A lot of new projects are being deferred because of uncertainty, but as the downward spiral peters out the uncertainty will wane.
There is also statistical evidence to suggest that FGM may be on the wane.
Over time, such political divisiveness tends to wax and wane.
Old English wanian "make or become smaller gradually," from Proto-Germanic *wanojanan (cf. Old Saxon wanon, Old Norse vana, Old Frisian wania, Middle Dutch waenen, Old High German wanon "to wane, to grow less"), from *wano- "lacking," from PIE *we-no-, from root *eue- "to leave, abandon, give out" (see vain). Related: Waned; waning; wanes.