1. (literal) increase
1. After new moon, the moon begins to wax larger night by night.
2. (figurative) grow
2. As I began to see her at work every day, my fascination with her began to wax.
abate, subside, wane
if you don't clean your ear canal on regular basis, then the wax in your ear shall go on INCREASING/GROWING/ACCUMULATING. ;) If you go for WAXing (A technique to remove hair from your skin. usually ladies go for it) once. next time the hair growth on your skin INCREASES GRADUALLY.