verb (used without object), ev·a·nesced, ev·a·nesc·ing.
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Origin of evanesce
OTHER WORDS FROM evanesceev·a·nes·cence, nounev·a·nes·ci·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for evanesce
Our motto was “Evanescence has two hit songs, and we do both of them.”Randi Zuckerberg: How I Learned to Balance Business and Creativity|Randi Zuckerberg|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I wail to a familiar tune, of course, in this lament for the evanescence of human grandeur and the perishable renown of kings.Modern Essays|John Macy
There is the charm of Evanescence, that which lends to supreme beauty and grace an aureole of Pathos.The Raven|Edgar Allan Poe
The very beauty of such appearances is in part their evanescence.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
A fervid perception of the evanescence and sorrows of life is the root of Carlyle's pathos, which is unsurpassed in literature.Thomas Carlyle|Hector Carsewell Macpherson
What an object lesson is here presented, attesting the evanescence of all mundane power and glory.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou