present participle of fizzle
as in hissing
to make a sound like that of stretching out the speech sound \s\ oozing gobs of grease, a pair of fatty burgers fizzled on the grill

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“Fizzling.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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