Wax-and-wane meaning

To progress through phases.
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The manifestation of such philosophy seemed to wax and wane, being the most common one time, but virtually without followers at another, apparently disappearing.

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Origin of wax-and-wane

  • From the old descriptions of the phases of the Moon (about 14th Century).
    From Wiktionary