Definition of evanish in English:

evanish

Line breaks: evan|ish
Pronunciation: /ɪˈvanɪʃ
 
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verb

[no object] rare
Vanish or die away: like the rainbow’s lovely form evanishing amid the storm
More example sentences
  • He has described Truth as a colour so faint as to be scarcely perceptible, and almost evanishing from the vision.
  • The darkness of the night evanishes at the approach of the sun.
  • A satellite, seen from the earth, ought to change its colour, and at last evanish in violet.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French evaniss-, lengthened stem of the verb evanir 'vanish', from Latin evanescere 'die away'.

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