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- What really started the corn sprouting on Broadway was a lugubrious tune by Louisiana's Jimmie Davis called ''It Makes No Difference Now''. In the late '30s Decca's Recording Chief David Kapp heard this Texas hit and got it on wax.
Made of wax.
To defeat utterly.
2009, (w) and (w), ''Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: City of Night'', (ISBN), page 106:
- "You telling me you know who really waxed him and your mom?" / "Yeah," she lied. / "Just who pulled the trigger or who ordered it to be pulled?"
To record. (defdate)
(RQ:Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet)
(quote-book)|title=(w)|Volume=2|location=London|publisher=Millar|oclc=833558210|page=289|passage=You behold, Sir, how he waxeth Wroth at your Abode here.
(quote-book)|chapter=5|author=(w)|year=1885|passage=The stars grew pale and paler still till at last they vanished; the golden moon waxed wan, and her mountain ridges stood out against her sickly face.
(quote-book)|title=Carrie|Sister Carrie|passage=In the night, or the gloomy chambers of the day, fears and misgivings wax strong, but out in the sunlight there is, for a time, cessation even of the terror of death.
(quote-book)|title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days|chapter=Ep./1/1
The process of growing.
An outburst of anger.
1970, John Glassco, ''Memoirs of Montparnasse'', New York 2007, page 161:
- ‘That's him to a T,’ she would murmur; or, ‘Just wait till he reads this’; or, ‘Ah, won't that put him in a wax!’
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(senseid) (l), increase