from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who disappears or vanishes.
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- n. a person who disappears
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I need a vanisher, banisher to rid me of this… I pointed to my ear.
Nancy Pelosi is apparently the worst vanisher ever.
There followed a number of most interesting cases and an elaborate argument by the writer to show that Betty Blackwell was a victim of this psychological aberration, that she was, in other words, "a vanisher."
The headshakes were heavier and the sighs sharper for another slim shade, one of the younger and I believe quite the most hapless of those I have called the outstanding ones; he too, several years older than we again, a tormenting hoverer and vanisher; he too charmingly sister'd, though sister'd only, and succumbing to monstrous early trouble after having "shown some talent" for music.