verb (used without object), ev·a·nesced, ev·a·nesc·ing.
to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away.
Origin of evanesce
1815–25; < Latin ēvānēscere to vanish
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(intr) (of smoke, mist, etc) to fade gradually from sight; vanish
Word Origin for evanesce
C19: from Latin ēvānēscere to disappear; see vanish
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