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English definition of “melt away”

melt away

phrasal verb with melt     /melt/ verb
to disappear slowly : As the police sirens were heard , the crowd started to melt away.Appearing and disappearing If a strong feeling melts away, you feel it less strongly and it disappears : Her anger melted away when she read the letter .Becoming and making less strong
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