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English definition of “fizzle out”

fizzle out

phrasal verb with fizzle     /ˈfɪz.əl/ verb [I]
to gradually end, often in a disappointing or weak way: They went off to different universities and their relationship just fizzled out.Coming to an endCausing something to end
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