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fade

verb abate, becoming, blanch, bleach, blench, cease, cloud, decay, decline, decrease, degenerate, deteriorate, die, die out, dim, diminish, disappear, discolor, dissolve, drop off, ebb, etiolate, evaporate, fail, faint, falloff, flag, flicker, grow dimmer, grow duller, languish, lessen, let up, lose brightness, lose luster, neutralize, pale, perish, reduce, sag, shrivel, sink, slacken, subside, taper off, tarnish, tone down, turn colorless, turn dull, vanish, wane, wash out, waste away, weaken, wilt, wither
See also: decay, depart, disappear, dissipate, languish, perish, tarnish
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Contemporary artists Phil Sayers and Rikke Lundgreen are reconstructing Fading Away, and The Lady of Shalott for the exhibition, questioning the interpretation of these formal yet melodramatic 19th-century images.
One of the oldest Anglican organizations in Canada is in danger of fading away unless it finds new supporters.
Our most recent report, 'Flat Panel Monitor Market Trends,' predicts the dual interface solution will peak in 2003 at 63 percent of the market, after which the analog interface will begin fading away and the digital-only interface will prevail.
A holdover from the hippie era, which was fading away as disco took hold.
The answer lies in innovation and evolution to reach the mass and niche markets moving forward because the era of the 30-second spot is fading away for all age groups and demographics.
It all seems a kind of accompaniment to the lingering views of the house and the light that expands immensely across all this marble and plaster and wood parquet before gradually fading away.
The tepid education reforms that Gray Davis, the ``education governor,'' has managed to enact are already quickly fading away.