wanning began to feel that he would not tire of his office in a hundred years.
wanning lingered behind his wife, looking at her in the mirror.
wanning had brought into the firm valuable business, but he was less enterprising than either of his partners.
wanning strolled aimlessly after her into the reception room.
While the old black man put him to bed and made him comfortable, wanning could talk to him as he talked to little Annie.
When wanning went down to dinner he found his wife already at her chair, and the table laid for four.
When the maid appeared at the door, wanning went out through the bathroom to his own sleeping chamber.
They had been rushed, time and again, and Mrs. wanning had repeatedly steeled herself to bear the blow.
Though Mrs. wanning addressed her daughter, she looked at her husband.
When he went anywhere with his three ladies, wanning always felt very well done by.
Old English wann "dark, lacking luster," later "leaden, pale, gray," of uncertain origin, and not found in other Germanic languages. The connecting notion is colorlessness. Perhaps related to wane.