from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To fade; to vanish.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To fade; hence, to vanish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To become pale or weak, as a color; hence, to pass away; vanish; depart.
- To fade; wither.
His book will certainly be an important vade mecum on the subject for the new negotiations which should begin this summer; I cannot imagine that any international official will want to repeat this work.
The title of this improbable vade mecum — a sternly selective, mostly chronological survey of some two dozen canonical philosophers and their core precepts — is a fair question (even if bathetically asked).
Her volume of songs, Zumerteg (Summer Days), is a vade mecum for lovers of Yiddish.
He wrote a monograph on the fulmar and the still unsurpassed Shell Bird Book, a vade mecum of the cultural and natural history of British birds.
How Novels Work still impresses me as a handy vade mecum when you just can't figure it out for yourself.
Q “And who is he that preferreth his future to his present welfare?” — “He who knoweth that he dwelleth in a perishing house, that he was created but to vade away and that, after vading away, he will be called to account and indeed, were there in this world one living and abiding for ever, he would not prefer it to the next world.”
He it is who maketh all the made and ordereth time to vade and fade; He is the Creator of men and Jinn and sendeth the Prophets to guide His creatures into the way of right.
It's rather good: a sort of vade-mecum for the spiritually inclined.
Even readymade vade flour is available in some shops at Mumbai.
The ingr. of vade was not known to me, though have eaten these lovely wade at neighbours'!
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