evanesce

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From Latin evanescere (to vanish).

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evanesce (third-person singular simple present evanesces, present participle evanescing, simple past and past participle evanesced)

  1. (intransitive) To disappear into a mist or dissipate in vapor
  2. (intransitive, chemistry) To transition from the solid state to gaseous state without ever becoming a liquid

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ēvānesce

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of ēvānescō