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flame out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flame out

  1. to be unsuccessful <even at the reception, some were predicting that the marriage would flame out before the fancy china ever got used> Synonyms bomb, collapse, crater, fail, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, tank, wash outRelated Words flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crumble, miscarry, misfire; go under; implode, self-destructNear Antonyms cook, flourish, prosper, thrive; prevail, triumph, winAntonyms click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, succeed, work out




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