[ev-uh-nes, ev-uh-nes]
verb (used without object), evanesced, evanescing.
to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away.

1815–25; < Latin ēvānēscere to vanish

evanescence, noun
evanescible, adjective

1. evanesce, evaporate, liquefy, melt, thaw, transpire, vaporize ; 2. evanescence, evaporation, liquefaction, melting, thawing, transpiration, vaporization.
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evanesce (ˌɛvəˈnɛs)
(intr) (of smoke, mist, etc) to fade gradually from sight; vanish
[C19: from Latin ēvānēscere to disappear; see vanish]

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Word Origin & History

1822, from L. evanescere (see evanescent).
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