They watch the power of lobbies wax and wane, and when it is waxing, presidents fear them.
There is also statistical evidence to suggest that FGM may be on the wane.
There are also promising signs from my own research that some forms of “avoidance” behavior are on the wane.
Over time, such political divisiveness tends to wax and wane.
The South can block some things, but eventually even that power will wane.
There is appreciably less light every day; soon there will be none; but the good spirits do not wane with the light.
Gradually, however, the affection on his side began to wane.
So I decree that if she wakes all night she shall wax and wane with its mistress, the moon.
She gave him a love potion once, so 'tis said, because his passion for her was quickly on the wane.
We got ahead of the drushtvo, but as the light was beginning to wane the zaptieh called a halt, and we waited for them.
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.