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fade

verb

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1 to cease to be visible
  • the departing ship gradually faded over the horizon

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2 to make white or whiter by removing color
  • years of harsh sunlight had faded the car, which was once fire-engine red

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3 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • began to fade after battling the disease for years

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fade

noun

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The first known use of fade was in the 14th century

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“Fade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fade. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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