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English definition of “fizzle”

fizzle

verb [I] uk   /ˈfɪz.əl/ us  
mainly US to gradually end: Interest in the project fizzled after the funding was withdrawn.Coming to an endCausing something to end UK to make a weak continuous 's' sound: The fire fizzled miserably in the rain.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
Phrasal verbs
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