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Definition of fizzle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fizzle
    he / she / it fizzles
    past simple fizzled
    -ing form fizzling
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  1. 1when something, especially something that is burning, fizzles, it makes a sound like a long “s” synonym hiss
  2. 2 Fireworks fizzled and exploded in the night sky.
  3. Phrasal Verbsfizzle out
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fizzle

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