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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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Our most recent report, 'Flat Panel Monitor Market Trends,' predicts the dual interface solution will peak in 2003 at 63% of the market, after which the analog interface will begin fading away and the digital-only interface will prevail.
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres' Portrait of Charles Desire Norry (1796-1818), 1817, is haunted by a strange unease, the deft, finished head situating a suited body fading away to a few shrewd pencil slashes.
While our industry is undergoing feverish consolidation, and as borders between information technology and telecommunications are fading away, CGI has just associated itself with a world-class leader in the telecommunications industry", said Serge Godin, President and CEO of CGI.
In Latin, ``cauda'' means ``tail,'' and so it seemed entirely fitting that ``Esa'' closed with the music just fading away.
Using elements of the slapdash to hang his show (Scotch tape, binder clips, pushpins), Tillmans commented on the fragility inherent in any photograph--the flash of something fading and then fading away.
The TriStar flying horse is fading away after 16 years.
The verdicts dash any hopes that the president might have had about the Whitewater mess fading away before the November election.