evanesce

verb ev·a·nesce \ ˌe-və-ˈnes \

Definition of evanesce

evanesced; evanescing
intransitive verb
:to dissipate like vapor

Examples of evanesce in a Sentence

  1. the kids' rainy-day gloom evanesced the minute they heard that we were going out for ice cream

Origin and Etymology of evanesce

Latin evanescere — more at vanish

evanesce Synonyms

Synonyms
dematerialize, dissolve, disappear, evaporate, fade, flee, fly, go (away), melt, sink, vanish
Antonyms
appear, materialize
Related Words
blank (out), clear, die (away or down or out), disperse, dissipate, dissolve, dry up; blur, dim
Near Antonyms
arrive, break out, come out, emerge, issue, loom, show up


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