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evanesce

ev·a·nesce

evanesce

pronunciation:
e v nes
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: evanesced, evanesces, evanescing
definition: to disappear like a vapor; vanish into nothing.
His momentary fame soon evanesced.
antonyms:
materialize
similar words:
die, dissipate, evaporate
Word Parts
The word evanesce contains the following part:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.