It was a lot easier just to let her explode and then fizzle out.
And I must say, as a raid in force, it was more or less of a fizzle.
The Raid was a fizzle and the commander and all his men were captured by the Boers.
It is a fizzle, a twentieth-century abomination—an invention with no room for an ad.
You must be so well equipped that you will not make life a “fizzle.”