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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. disappear gradually;
- Example: "The pain eventually passed off"
[syn: evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Evanesce \Ev`a*nesce"\ ([e^]v`[.a]*n[e^]s"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Evanesced ([e^]v`[.a]*n[e^]st"); p. pr. & vb. n. Evanescing. ([e^]v`[.a]*n[e^]s"s[i^]ng).] [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. [1913 Webster] I believe him to have evanesced or evaporated. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

evanesce v 1: disappear gradually; "The pain eventually passed off" [syn: evanesce, fade, blow over, pass off, fleet, pass]