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synonyms for fizzle

  • abort
  • misfire
  • peter out
  • wane
  • die
  • end
  • fail
  • fold
  • miscarry
  • be a fiasco
  • come to nothing
  • end in defeat
  • end in disappointment
  • miss the mark

antonyms for fizzle

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  • grow
  • increase
  • achieve
  • begin
  • succeed
  • build
  • develop
  • progress
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How to use fizzle in a sentence

He was a fizzle and a stick, he knew it, he knew nothing else, and there is an undercurrent of bitterness in him.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But, as his rhyme ended with such an ignominious fizzle, he hurried away with a snort of disgust.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
“And I know you labor under a mistake,” said Fizzle, elevating his chin, and folding his arms pugnaciously over his striped vest.
RUTH HALLFANNY FERN
"I am sorry that it has been such a fizzle," she turned to him with a sort of shy, girlish friendliness and impulsiveness.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
A match lit up the darkness; he caught the well-known purr and fizzle of grains of incense.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
Really, it is not to be wondered at why so many girls lose their heads and make a fizzle of their young lives.
THINKCOL. WM. C. HUNTER
The fizzle is generally made because daddy and mama have a lot of foolish notions about bringing up girls.
THINKCOL. WM. C. HUNTER
I dont pretend to great things and make a fizzle of it, as some boys do.
MAYBEE'S STEPPING STONESARCHIE FELL
I hate to see things go so far and then make a fizzle of it.
WHEAT AND HUCKLEBERRIESCHARLOTTE MARION (WHITE) VAILE
One only does this sort of thing when the function is a fizzle.
MR. PUNCH IN SOCIETYVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FIZZLE

  • drone
  • fizz
  • fizzle
  • hiss
  • hum
  • murmur
  • purr
  • ring
  • ringing
  • sibilation
  • whir
  • whisper
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