fall away


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to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
  • as the years went by, the public's interest in the murder case fell away

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The first known use of fall away was in 1535

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“Fall away.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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