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evanish

[ih-van-ish] /ɪˈvæn ɪʃ/
verb (used without object)
1.
to vanish; disappear.
2.
to cease to be.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English evanisshen < Middle French esvaniss-, extended stem of esvanir. See e-1, evanesce, vanish
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British Dictionary definitions for evanish

evanish

/ɪˈvænɪʃ/
verb
1.
a poetic word for vanish
Derived Forms
evanishment, noun
Word Origin
C15: from Old French esvanir, from Latin ēvānēscere to vanish
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