The bubbles still came out, but some of the fizz was getting lost.
But the fizz in Brazil and Turkey has yet to go flat, and the excitement and turmoil may well continue to spread across the globe.
The show lacks a tenth of the fizz the malignant but gifted Limbaugh decants every single afternoon.
1660s, of imitative origin. Related: Fizzed; fizzing. The noun is recorded from 1812; meaning "effervescent drink" is from 1864.
A failure; fizzle: ''It was a big fizz,'' the ambassador said (1940s+)