melt away

melt away
To fade or wane

It came at last. The sky lightened, the mist melted away, and then a long, low, far-off streak of pale yellow light floated on the eastern horizon.

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  • melt away — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms melt away : present tense I/you/we/they melt away he/she/it melts away present participle melting away past tense melted away past participle melted away 1) same as melt 2) I suddenly felt sorry for him and… …   English dictionary

  • melt away — to disappear. The polls show him with a big lead now, but his support could melt away before the election. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form melt something away: She put on some music that s meant to melt your tension away. Etymology: from… …   New idioms dictionary

  • melt away — PHRASAL VERB If a crowd of people melts away, members of the crowd gradually leave until there is no one left. → See also melt 2) [V P] The crowd around the bench began to melt away …   English dictionary

  • melt away — phr verb Melt away is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑crowd …   Collocations dictionary

  • melt away — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, bate, be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be eaten away, be gone, be no more, be wiped out, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, consume, consume away, corrode, crumble, decline, decrease,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • melt away phr v — If all your troubles are melting away, watch out for the floods …   English expressions

  • melt away — disappear, dissolve …   English contemporary dictionary

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