Antonyms
Etymology

1. waxen

adjective. made of or covered with wax.

Antonyms

  • rose-colored

Etymology

  • waxen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weaxen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. waxen

adjective. having the paleness of wax.

Synonyms

  • waxlike
  • waxy
  • colorless

Antonyms

  • chromatic
  • colourful
  • lively
  • unimpressionable

Etymology

  • waxen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • weaxen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word waxen


1. Adjective
These pests begin as colonies of larvae, initially appearing as a white, waxen spot on the undersides of leaves.

2. Noun, singular or mass
To care for waxed cotton, you will need to maintain the waxen barrier covering the cotton base.

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