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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of evanish.

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Examples

  • Let any thing intervene between the stream and the fountain, and it is cut off and dried up; let any thing be interposed between the sun and the beam, and it evanishes.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • Grace and glory is but a beam of the Sun of righteousness, that if ye come between it and Christ, it evanishes presently, Rom. x.

    The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

  • We feel as if treading on forbidden ground -- and therefore speak reverently; but still we do not fear to say, that between that highest state of contemplative piety which must be mute, down to that lowest state of the same feeling which evanishes and blends into mere human emotion as between creature and creature, there are infinite degrees of emotion which may be all embodied, without offence, in words -- and if so embodied, with sincerity and humility, will be poetry, and poetry too of the most beautiful and affecting kind.

    Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2

  • See, the soul is this smoke, that evanishes so quickly; the body this meerschaum that I have in my fingers, and will smoke again, please God. "

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 32, June, 1860

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