Thesaurus / dissipate


Congress passed four bills totaling an unprecedented $3 trillion in aid in the spring, but since then the bipartisan urgency that existed at the beginning of the pandemic has dissipated and the Senate hasn’t passed a related bill since.PELOSI, MNUCHIN MEET ON ECONOMIC RELIEF DEAL AS BOTH SIDES EXPRESS OPTIMISMERICA WERNER, JEFF STEIN, RACHAEL BADESEPTEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Teddy is likely to strengthen as it heads towards Bermuda, while Vicky is expected to dissipate by the end of the week.A NEARLY UNPRECEDENTED CLUSTER OF TROPICAL STORMS ARE BREWING IN THE ATLANTICSARA CHODOSHSEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
In perhaps a stroke of good luck in the midst of this string of weather extremes, Marco dissipated instead.WHAT’S BEHIND AUGUST 2020’S EXTREME WEATHER? CLIMATE CHANGE AND BAD LUCKCAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
As of Tuesday, smoke from the fire dissipated some but not enough to quell concerns from community members.ANSWERS ON NAVY FIRE’S HEALTH IMPACTS WON’T COME RIGHT AWAYMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Indoor settings dominate, partly because the virus hit during winter, when people spend most of their time indoors, and partly because in outdoor settings an abundant flow of fresh air helps dissipate virus particles exhaled by an infected person.COVID-19 CASE CLUSTERS OFFER LESSONS AND WARNINGS FOR REOPENINGHELEN THOMPSONJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Stanley was of a somewhat eccentric turn of mind, and seldom allowed his thoughts to dissipate without taking action of some kind.THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
For a time I attributed your reserve to diffidence, and trusted that time and my efforts would dissipate it.ALONEMARION HARLAND
May they remain so, till the pure light of the gospel shall dissipate the darkness of fanaticism and superstition!FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Shall there be no reserved power in the empire to supply a deficiency which may weaken, divide, and dissipate the whole?THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Resolution and decision ought to dissipate such restraints, and to leave men free at once to act upon their own convictions.SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER


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