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flameout

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a loss of status
  • before her sudden, self-inflicted flameout, she was one of the state's brightest political stars

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flame out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of flame out (Entry 2 of 2)

to be unsuccessful
  • even at the reception, some were predicting that the marriage would flame out before the fancy china ever got used

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“Flameout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flameout. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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