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Meaning of EVANESCE

Pronunciation:  `evu'nes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  disappear gradually; as of emotions, for example; "The pain eventually passed off"
 

EVANESCE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: blow over, fade, fleet, pass, pass off
 
 See Also: disappear, go away, vanish

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ev`a*nesce"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Evanesced}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Evanescing}. .] [L. evanescere; e out + vanescere
to vanish, fr. vanus empty, vain. See {Vain}, and cf.
{Evanish}.]
To vanish away; to become dissipated and disappear, like
vapor.

      I believe him to have evanesced or evaporated. --De
                                               Quincey.

 

 

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