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  • v. become less in amount or intensity


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  • "Well," said Marian, in a vexed tone, "our intimacy with Mr O'Brian grew up like the 'Bean-stalk' in the child's tale, and it seems it will die away as rapidly - all gone off in this way at a minute's notice!

    Zoe: The History of Two Lives

  • His voice seemed to die away after he pronounced my name, the word falling lower and lower as if everything he was saying were being said from the top of a deep well and I was on the very bottom.

    Music in The Night

  • The silence again enfolded his high-chaDenge and he heard its echoes die away in the far places of die city.


  • As they do this, the magical winds called up by your brother will die away and arctic air will sweep down from the Barren Lands, freezing our misty cover.”

    Conqueror's Moon


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