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[ev-uh-nes, ev-uh-nes] /ˌɛv əˈnɛs, ˈɛv əˌnɛs/

verb (used without object), evanesced, evanescing.
to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away.
(intransitive) (of smoke, mist, etc) to fade gradually from sight; vanish

1822, a back-formation from evanescence, or else from Latin evanescere “to pass away, vanish” (see evanescent).


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