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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of evanish.


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  • For the natural fervour which, abounding in ripe, fresh, recent fruits, cometh by the quickness of its ebullition to be with ease evaporated into the animal parts of the dreaming person — the experiment is obvious in most — is a pretty while before it be expired, dissolved, and evanished.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • So the Marid without stay or delay evanished for a little while until the appointed time, when he returned carrying the bed whereon lay the Lady Badr al-Budur and the Wazir's son.

    Tehran Winter

  • Dilberry Pipps, the invisible green broad-cloth envelopments and drab lower encasements, crowned with gossamer and based with calf-skin, wherein the total outward man of Mr. Horatio Fitzharding Fitzfunk was enrobed, together with his ambulating anatomy, evanished from the startled gaze of the deserted and finger-contused Julius Dilberry Pipps!

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 23, 1841

  • It seems to me that many actions of my life were beautiful, very long ago, when I was young in an evanished world of friendly girls, who were all more lovely than any girl is nowadays.

    Beyond Life

  • "Your Grace is in your twenty-second year," said the uneasy Gloucester, and now with reason troubled, since he had been seeking all night long for the evanished Maudelain.


  • Gloucester, who was now with reason troubled, since he had been vainly seeking everywhere for the evanished Maudelain.


  • I lifted my eyes to find the city I was seeking evanished away indeed.

    Henry Brocken His Travels and Adventures in the Rich, Strange, Scarce-Imaginable Regions of Romance

  • He seeks endlessly among those evanished and eviscerated things; through the void he gazes to the haze of the horizon.

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • The magic city of the moonlit night, the creation of fragile, reflected radiance, had evanished in bricks and mortar.

    Roads from Rome

  • The Kangaroo immediately adjourned, tracing against the sunset sky a parabolic curve spanning seven provinces, and evanished below the horizon.

    Fantastic Fables


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