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fade

 
 
pronunciation:
feId
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part of speech: verb
inflections: fades, fading, faded
definition 1: to lose color.
Her black shirt faded after she washed it.
similar words:
bleach
definition 2: to disappear little by little.
The sound of the train faded away into the distance.
synonyms:
disappear
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  • faded:
    having little or no color.
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  color, light