Shrink, grow, full and empty

wax
(v)
Meaning

1. (literal) increase

1st Sample Sentence

1. After new moon, the moon begins to wax larger night by night.

2nd Meaning

2. (figurative) grow

2nd Sample Sentence

2. As I began to see her at work every day, my fascination with her began to wax.

Antonyms

abate, subside, wane

Mnemonics

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.

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