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melt

verb

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1 to cease to be visible
  • the fog soon melted away with the rising of the sun

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2 to go from a solid to a liquid state
  • a forgotten carton of ice cream was melting away on the counter

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The first known use of melt was before the 12th century

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“Melt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/melt. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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