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ebb, ebbing, wane(verb)
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
decline, go down, wane(verb)
"Interest in the project waned"
"Interest in his novels waned"
decrease in phase
"the moon is waning"
to be diminished; to decrease; -- contrasted with wax, and especially applied to the illuminated part of the moon
to decline; to fail; to sink
to cause to decrease
the decrease of the illuminated part of the moon to the eye of a spectator
decline; failure; diminution; decrease; declension
an inequality in a board
Origin: [OE. wanien, AS. wanian, wonian, from wan, won, deficient, wanting; akin to D. wan-, G. wahnsinn, insanity, OHG. wan, wana-, lacking, wann to lessen, Icel. vanr lacking, Goth. vans; cf. Gr. bereaved, Skr. na wanting, inferior. . Cf. Want lack, and Wanton.]
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The attention span of everyone tends to wane, and unless we sort of move quickly to do our best to get people involved and engaged and seek their financial support, it will be a missed opportunity.
The China story is going to continue. The conditions on the ground for this government-sponsored rally are still there and there's no reason to think anything's going to change now, but there's still a question over when the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise rates ... There's a risk the markets are underestimating the Fed's resolve. If the dollar gets traction again, that's when you're going to see this enthusiasm for emerging markets start to wane.
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