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evanish

[ih-van-ish]
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verb (used without object)
  1. to vanish; disappear.
  2. to cease to be.
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Origin of evanish

1300–50; Middle English evanisshen < Middle French esvaniss-, extended stem of esvanir. See e-1, evanesce, vanish
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Examples from the Web for evanish

Historical Examples

  • Flame, love, and life, all are at an end—all evanish for ever.

    The Sea

    Jules Michelet

  • If he who is the Life, breathe not, all that will melt away and evanish.


British Dictionary definitions for evanish

evanish

verb
  1. a poetic word for vanish
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Derived Formsevanishment, noun

Word Origin

C15: from Old French esvanir, from Latin ēvānēscere to vanish
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