fade away

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fade away

  1. To lose strength, become weaker; to wane; to disappear or reduce slowly.
    I was angry at first, but my rage faded away over time.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula Chapter 21
      "I felt my strength fading away, and I was in a half swoon. How long this horrible thing lasted I know not, but it seemed that a long time must have passed before he took his foul, awful, sneering mouth away. I saw it drip with the fresh blood!"