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verb as in collapse, fall through

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Hence, despite the hour beginning with a literal bang, both Rue and Lexi’s character arcs go out with a fizzle.

Robin had so much energy, the electricity from your electrical device would fizzle.

Could Occupy Wall Street yet prove a harbinger rather than a fizzle?

He predicted that without more mobilization and pressure from outside, reform could “fizzle.”

But the thing about phenoms is they can come in hot and then fizzle into a lower voltage of play.

If U.S.-Pakistan cooperation were in fact to fizzle, clearly such operations would be compromised.

He was a fizzle and a stick, he knew it, he knew nothing else, and there is an undercurrent of bitterness in him.

But, as his rhyme ended with such an ignominious fizzle, he hurried away with a snort of disgust.

“And I know you labor under a mistake,” said Fizzle, elevating his chin, and folding his arms pugnaciously over his striped vest.

"I am sorry that it has been such a fizzle," she turned to him with a sort of shy, girlish friendliness and impulsiveness.

A match lit up the darkness; he caught the well-known purr and fizzle of grains of incense.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fizzle, such as: abort, misfire, peter out, wane, die, and end.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.