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- (transitive, idiomatic) To disappear into.
2004 April 11, Ron Feinberg, “CLIMBING MASADA”, Atlanta Journal Constitution:
- The Roman Empire has melted into history.
2005 October 1, Jennifer Eccleston, CNN_LiveSat:
- Either they melted into society or they swept through to there [sic] villages
2006, Jacquie D'Alessandro, Never a lady:
- "The spirits are calling, I must go," she said to Lady Miranda, then executed a quick turn and melted into the crowd with an expertise born of years of practice.
2008 July 17, Sabrina Tavernise and Richard A. Oppel Jr., “Foreign Desk”, New York Times:
- A tough Iraqi general, a former special operations officer with a baritone voice and a barrel chest, melted into smiles when asked about Senator Barack Obama.