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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

  • bedraggle
  • burn out
  • bush
  • conk out
  • debilitate
  • deplete
  • disable
  • drain
  • droop
  • drop
  • enervate
  • exhaust
  • fag
  • fizzle
  • flag
  • jade
  • knock out
  • languish
  • overtire
  • peter out
  • poop
  • poop out
  • prostrate
  • sag
  • sink
  • succumb
  • take
  • tucker
  • weaken
  • wear down
  • weary
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